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a treatment for nervous disorders, consisting of a complete rest, usually combined with systematic diet, massage, etc., especially at a spa or sanitorium.
a rest taken as part of a course of medical treatment, as for stress, anxiety, etc
an easy undemanding time or assignment: usually used with a negative: it’s no rest-cure, I can assure you


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