As nouns the difference between remedy and revulsive
is that remedy
is something that corrects or counteracts while revulsive
is that which causes revulsion; a revulsive remedy or agent.
As a verb remedy
is to provide or serve as a remedy for.
As an adjective revulsive is
Something that corrects or counteracts.
(legal) The legal means to recover a right or to prevent or obtain redress for a wrong.
A medicine, application, or treatment that relieves or cures a disease.
* 1856 : (Gustave Flaubert), (Madame Bovary), Part III Chapter X, translated by Eleanor Marx-Aveling
- He said to himself that no doubt they would save her; the doctors would discover some remedy surely. He remembered all the miraculous cures he had been told about. Then she appeared to him dead. She was there; before his eyes, lying on her back in the middle of the road. He reined up, and the hallucination disappeared.
To provide or serve as a remedy for.
* 1748 . David Hume. Enquiries concerning the human understanding and concerning the principles of moral. London: Oxford University Press, 1973. § 27.
- Nor is geometry, when taken into the assistance of natural philosophy, ever able to remedy this defect,
* See also
That which causes revulsion; a revulsive remedy or agent.