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Noun: healing  hee-ling
  1. The natural process by which the body repairs itself
Adjective: healing  hee-ling
  1. Tending to cure or restore to health
    "her gentle healing hand";
    - curative, alterative, remedial, sanative, therapeutic, sanatory
Verb: heal  heel
  1. Get healthy again
    "The wound is healing slowly";
    - mend
     
  2. (medicine) provide a cure for, make healthy again
    "The quack pretended to heal patients but never managed to";
    - bring around, cure

Sounds like: healer, heeling, hee

Derived forms: healings

See also: healthful

Type of: activity, aid, ameliorate, better, bodily function, bodily process, body process, help, improve, meliorate

Encyclopedia: Healing, North East Lincolnshire

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