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healer

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishhealerheal‧er /ˈhiːlə $ -ər/ noun [countable]  1 CUREsomeone who is believed to be able to cure people using natural powers, rather than by using medicine faith healer at faith healing2 something that makes a bad experience seem less painful Time is a great healer.
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healerThey became healers and teachers, writers and editors.I have now had seven different healers, three at the Centre and four at home.This guy I know really well suffered from it and went to see this faith healer and made a complete recovery.Gleaming plaques beside their doors named doctors and dentists, false healers one must never turn to.Time is a great charlatan, not a great healer, as has been remarked.Two days earlier I'd cancelled an appointment with a psychic healer, thinking perhaps I should leave well enough alone.She took her son to holistic and psychic healers.
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