SALUTARY in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of SALUTARY
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 a.  tending to improve; beneficial; favorable to health
Classic Sentence:
1  When this medical research was ended, the Saxon peasant desired humbly to have back the medicine which he had found so salutary; but the Grand Master frowned severely at the request.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXVII
2  The board, in imitation of so wise and salutary an example, took counsel together on the expediency of shipping off Oliver Twist, in some small trading vessel bound to a good unhealthy port.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER IV
3  I hoped that the active and laborious life of a smuggler, with the severe discipline on board, would have a salutary effect on his character, which was now well-nigh, if not quite, corrupt.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 44. The Vendetta.
4  Jealousy had got hold of him: she stung him; but the sting was salutary: it gave him respite from the gnawing fang of melancholy.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXVII
5  All this time we, the outsiders, remained oppressed by the tremendous interests involved in the conversation; and our host regarded us with pride, as the victims of a salutary awe and astonishment.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 25. GOOD AND BAD ANGELS
6  If such a warning had ever been needful, the years had taught her a salutary lesson, and she flattered herself that she now knew how to adapt her pace to the object of pursuit.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: Chapter 4
Example Sentence:
1  The punishment had a salutary effect on the boy, as he became a model student.
2  One of the most striking and salutary thing in Ameican life is the widespread study of law.