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al·ter·a·tive

 (ôl′tə-rā′tĭv, -tər-ə-tĭv)
adj.
1. Tending to alter or produce alteration.
2. Tending to restore to normal health.
n.
A treatment or medication that restores health.

alterative

(ˈɔːltərətɪv)
adj
1. likely or able to produce alteration
2. (Pharmacology) obsolete (of a drug) able to restore normal health
n
(Pharmacology) obsolete a drug that restores normal health
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.alterative - tending to cure or restore to healthalterative - tending to cure or restore to health; "curative powers of herbal remedies"; "her gentle healing hand"; "remedial surgery"; "a sanative environment of mountains and fresh air"; "a therapeutic agent"; "therapeutic diets"
healthful - conducive to good health of body or mind; "a healthful climate"; "a healthful environment"; "healthful nutrition"; "healthful sleep"; "Dickens's relatively healthful exuberance"
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The eagle-eye of television match official Derek Bevan had spotted it and Irish referee John Lacey was left with no alterative other than to send off Gareth Davies.
Could it be related to the realisation that he might not win the next election and perhaps they feel he needs alterative employment?
The incident led to rail services between Bootle New Strand and Southport on the Hunts Cross line being suspended yesterday afternoon, with Merseyrail advising passengers to find alterative forms of transport as it tried to arrange replacement buses.
The Sent From Coventry album flew off shelves" Said Johnnie, "I think it sold 8,000 copies in a week and it went to No 8 in Alterative charts.
It's a shame the SNP are so against fracking as the abundant Scottish shale deposits could supply a viable alterative.
The only alterative to gas to provide these essentials is electricity, which, as our gas runs out, its use will have to increase exponentially as wind will never provide more than a few per cent.
During the construction period, commuters will be able to use the alterative road that connects Industrial Area Road to Wholesale Market Street as shown in the attached map.
The rest of the book presents four unit plans that pair traditional and alterative texts to explore issues of class, race, gender, and power.