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Cure

To make good a default.

Cure

1. To correct an error.

2. To make a payment, either in full or in part, on a liability that is in default.
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Men may help to cure themselves off the face of the land without knowing it," said Will, who could find reasons impromptu, when he had not thought of a question beforehand.
But your cure must begin somewhere, and put it that a thousand things which debase a population can never be reformed without this particular reform to begin with.
When he entered his audience-chamber all his courtiers, who were eager to see if the wonderful cure had been effected, were overwhelmed with joy.
A republic, by which I mean a government in which the scheme of representation takes place, opens a different prospect, and promises the cure for which we are seeking.
But after his interview with the cure he had consented, and a telegram had been dispatched to his mother.
He seemed to take a great satisfaction in Valentin's interview with the cure, and yet his conversation did not at all indicate a sanctimonious habit of mind.
And for fear that the idea may still lurk in some minds that my preceding years of drinking were the cause of my disabilities, I here point out that my Japanese cabin boy, Nakata, still with me, was rotten with fever, as was Charmian, who in addition was in the slough of a tropical neurasthenia that required several years of temperate climates to cure, and that neither she nor Nakata drank or ever had drunk.
Ever since I came to Green Gables I've been making mistakes, and each mistake has helped to cure me of some great shortcoming.
Use brings him no relief, and there is no cure for him except time; though I once came across a delicious recipe for overcoming the misfortune.
A poor gasping, blushing creature, with trembling knees and twitching hands, is a painful sight to every one, and if it cannot cure itself, the sooner it goes and hangs itself the better.
I can cure it, I think, and without drugs," was Martin's answer.
The old cure had died at the age of seventy, and his curate, a quite uneducated man, had just succeeded to his position.