V. WORDS RELATING TO THE VOLUNTARY POWERS; INDIVIDUAL VOLITION

II. Prospective Volition

2. Subservience to ends; degree of subservience

Improvement.

[Antonyms: deterioration.]

[Nouns] improvement; amelioration, melioration; betterment; mend, amendment, emendation; mending; advancement; advance (progress) [more]; ascent [more]; promotion, preferment; elevation [more]; increase [more]; cultivation, civilization; culture, march of intellect; menticulture; race-culture, eugenics.

reform, reformation; revision, radical reform; second thoughts, correction, limoe labor, refinement, elaboration; purification [more]; oxidation; repair (restoration) [more]; recovery [more].

revise, new edition.

reformer, radical.

[Verbs] improve; be better, become better, get better; mend, amend.

advance (progress) [more]; ascend [more]; increase [more]; fructify, ripen, mature; pick up, come about, rally, take a favorable turn; turn over a new leaf, turn the corner; raise one's head, sow one's wild oats; recover [more].

be better, be improved by; turn to right account, turn to good account, turn to best account; profit by, reap the benefit of; make good use of, make capital out of; place to good account.

render better, improve, mend, amend, better; ameliorate, meliorate; correct; decrassify.

improve upon, refine upon; rectify; enrich, mellow, elaborate, fatten.

promote, cultivate, advance, forward, enhance; bring forward, bring on; foster [more]; invigorate (strengthen) [more].

touch up, rub up, brush up, furbish up, bolster up, vamp up, brighten up, warm up; polish, cook, make the most of, set off to advantage; prune; repair (restore) [more]; put in order (arrange) [more].

review, revise; make corrections, make improvements; doctor (remedy) [more]; purify [more].

relieve, refresh, infuse new blood into, recruit.

reform, remodel, reorganize; new model.

view in a new light, think better of, appeal from Philip, drunk to Philip sober.

palliate, mitigate; lessen an evil [more].

[Adjectives] improving; progressive, improved; better, better off, better for; all the better for; better advised.

reformatory, emendatory; reparatory (restorative) [more]; remedial [more].

corrigible, improvable; accultural.

[Adverbs] on consideration, on reconsideration, on second thoughts, on better advice; ad melius inquirendum.

[Phrases] urbent latericiam invenit marmoream reliquit.

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