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remedy

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Life moves on, whether we act as cowards or heroes. Life has no other discipline to impose, if we would but realize it, than to accept life unquestioningly. Everything we shut our eyes to, everything we run away from, everything we deny, denigrate or despise, serves to defeat us in the end. What seems nasty, painful, evil, can become a source of beauty, joy, and strength, if faced with an open mind. Every moment is a golden one for him who has the vision to recognize it as such.
Henry Miller
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Noun

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remedy

Plural
remedies

remedy (remedies)
  1. Something that corrects or counteracts.
  2. (law) The legal means to recover a right or to prevent or obtain redress for a wrong.
  3. A medicine, application, or treatment that relieves or cures a disease.

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Verb

Infinitive
to remedy

Third person singular
remedies

Simple past
remedied

Past participle
remedied

Present participle
remedying

to remedy (third-person singular simple present remedies, present participle remedying, simple past and past participle remedied)
  1. (transitive) 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,
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