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 Meanings and Examples of AMELIORATE
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ameliorate
 v.  make or become better; improve; grow better
Classic Sentence:
1  I felt the greatest eagerness to hear the promised narrative, partly from curiosity and partly from a strong desire to ameliorate his fate if it were in my power.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Letter 4
2  energy; it should have for effort and effect to ameliorate the condition.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER VI—THE ABSOLUTE GOODNESS OF PRAYER
3  Spring drew on: she was indeed already come; the frosts of winter had ceased; its snows were melted, its cutting winds ameliorated.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
4  Work for the amelioration of prisons.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER II—M. MYRIEL BECOMES M. WELCOME
5  It is to this point that philosophy and progress tend, with all their organs simultaneously, by their amelioration of the real, as well as by their contemplation of the absolute.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER II—THE LOWEST DEPTHS
6  I have heard that Liebig has made some wonderful discoveries in the amelioration of soils.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Turgenev
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
Example Sentence:
1  Many social workers have attempted to ameliorate the conditions of people living in the slums.