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water cure

n.
Hydropathy or hydrotherapy.

water cure

n
1. (Complementary Medicine) med a nontechnical name for hydropathy, hydrotherapy
2. informal a form of torture in which the victim is forced to drink very large amounts of water
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"There are two basic ways to cure fish," says Ron Goodman, co-owner and operator of Ivy City Smokehouse in the District of Columbia: a dry cure -- a mixture of salt, sugar and seasonings -- and a water cure, or brine, which uses all of the above plus water.
'Waterboarding' was then known as the 'water cure.' Lt.
Lust based much of his writing on the experiences of a German priest, Father Sebastian Kneipp, who established a major center for the water cure in a small German town in the late 1800s.
The Water Cure by Sophie Mackintosh (Hamish Hamilton)
Despite the Enlightenment values enshrined in the Eighth Amendment, torture persisted through the American republic's early experiments with penitentiaries, where guards used floggings and simulated drowning--we call it waterboarding today, but back then it was known as "the water cure"--to break recalcitrant inmates.
Sophie Mackintosh subverts both of these assumptions in her sumptuous yet sparsely written debut, The Water Cure, which was longlisted for last year's Man Booker Prize.
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9/10 The Water Cure is the hotly-anticipated debut novel from London-based writer Sophie, winner of Stylist magazine's 2016 Short Story Competition.
THE WATER CURE by Sophie Mackintosh, Hamish Hamilton, PS12.99 (ebook PS7.99) HHHH H THE Water Cure is the debut novel from London-based writer Sophie Mackintosh, winner of Stylist magazine's 2016 Short Story Competition.
That was how the torture and death by "water cure" of Filipino revolutionaries (called insurgents) became breaking news.