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Sample sentences for the GRE study word salutary

salutary can be used as a adj

1.Jealousy had got hold of him she stung him but the sting was salutary it gave him respite from the gnawing fang of melancholy. - from Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
2.The board, in imitation of so wise and salutary an example, took counsel together on the expediency of shipping off Oliver Twist, in some small trading vessel bound to a good unhealthy port. - from Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens
3.In later times the Furies came to be regarded as salutary agencies, who, by severely punishing sin, upheld the cause of morality and social order, and thus contributed to the welfare of mankind. - from Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome by E.M. Berens
4.You too have principle and mind your tastes and habits resemble Diana's and Mary's your presence is always agreeable to me in your conversation I have already for some time found a salutary solace. - from Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
5.I hoped that the active and laborious life of a smuggler, with the severe discipline on board, would have a salutary effect on his character, which was now well-nigh, if not quite, corrupt. - from The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
6.In the first place, let us agree that the word poison does not exist, because in medicine use is made of the most violent poisons, which become, according as they are employed, most salutary remedies.. - from The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
7.Moreover, when it becomes relaxed, and when it enters into its period of disorder, it becomes bad for the very reasons which rendered it salutary in its period of purity, because it still continues to set the example. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo

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