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 for cured
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Cure \Cure\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Cured (k[=u]rd); p. pr. & vb.
     n. Curing.] [OF. curer to take care, to heal, F., only, to
     cleanse, L. curare to take care, to heal, fr. cura. See
     1. To heal; to restore to health, soundness, or sanity; to
        make well; -- said of a patient.
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              The child was cured from that very hour. --Matt.
                                                    xvii. 18.
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     2. To subdue or remove by remedial means; to remedy; to
        remove; to heal; -- said of a malady.
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              To cure this deadly grief.            --Shak.
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              Then he called his twelve disciples together, and
              gave them power . . . to cure diseases. --Luke ix.
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     3. To set free from (something injurious or blameworthy), as
        from a bad habit.
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              I never knew any man cured of inattention. --Swift.
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     4. To prepare for preservation or permanent keeping; to
        preserve, as by drying, salting, etc.; as, to cure beef or
        fish; to cure hay.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: freed from illness or injury; "the patient appears
             cured"; "the incision is healed"; "appears to be entirely
             recovered"; "when the recovered patient tries to remember
             what occurred during his delirium"- Normon Cameron [syn:
             cured, healed, recovered]
      2: (used of rubber) treated by a chemical or physical process to
         improve its properties (hardness and strength and odor and
         elasticity) [syn: cured, vulcanized, vulcanised]
      3: (used of concrete or mortar) kept moist to assist the
      4: (used of hay e.g.) allowed to dry
      5: (used especially of meat) cured in brine [syn: corned,
      6: (used of tobacco) aging as a preservative process (`aged' is
         pronounced as one syllable) [syn: aged, cured]

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