amelioratory


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Related to amelioratory: Pertaining to, holding back, reacquainted

amelioratory

(əˌmiːljəˈreɪtərɪ; əˈmiːljərəˌtɔːrɪ)
adj
tending to ameliorate
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Adj.1.amelioratory - tending to ameliorateamelioratory - tending to ameliorate    
bettering - changing for the better
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Given the kind of forthright cultural critique mounted by her essay, her final sentence--that gesture, like language, turns "performing Shakespeare's playtexts [into] exciting possibilities" (202)--seems rather evasive and overly amelioratory.
Accordingly, TEI urges the IRS and Treasury to consider amelioratory changes to the Schedule as discussed in the balance of this letter.
10) To date, however, the IRS has issued no amelioratory guidance.