Ameliorator



to make or become better, more bearable, or more satisfactory; improve:
strategies to ameliorate negative effects on the environment.
Historical Examples

Except,’ he added, pulling the card from his pocket, ‘except the Amel—Amelior—except the ameliorator.’
The Flamp, The Ameliorator, and The Schoolboy’s Apprentice E. V. Lucas

He was not, however, quite in a condition to see the ameliorator clearly.
The Flamp, The Ameliorator, and The Schoolboy’s Apprentice E. V. Lucas

verb
to make or become better; improve
v.

1728, perhaps a back-formation from amelioration on pattern of French améliorer. The simpler form meliorate was used in Middle English. Related: Ameliorated; ameliorating.

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    to make or become better, more bearable, or more satisfactory; improve: strategies to ameliorate negative effects on the environment. verb to make or become better; improve v. 1728, perhaps a back-formation from amelioration on pattern of French améliorer. The simpler form meliorate was used in Middle English. Related: Ameliorated; ameliorating.

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