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- 1. healthful (vs. unhealthful), anthelmintic, anthelminthic, helminthic, parasiticidal, antimicrobial, antimicrobic, carminative, flatus-relieving, cathartic, psychotherapeutic, curative, healing(predicate), alterative, remedial, sanative, therapeutic, drugless, good, salutary, medicative, medicinal, organic, orthomolecular, preventive, preventative, prophylactic, recuperative, restorative, antiseptic, wholesome
- usage: conducive to good health of body or mind; "a healthful climate"; "a healthful environment"; "healthful nutrition"; "healthful sleep"; "Dickens's relatively healthful exuberance"
- 2. sanitary (vs. unsanitary), healthful, hygienic, hygienical
- usage: free from filth and pathogens; "sanitary conditions for preparing food"; "a sanitary washroom"
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