Evan Martin (evan) wrote in wordoftheday,
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salubrious

salubrious \suh-LOO-bree-us\, adjective:
Favorable to health; promoting health; healthful.

A physician warned him his health was precarious, so Montague returned to the United States, shelved his legal ambitions and searched for a salubrious climate where he might try farming. --"Teeing Off Into the Past At Oakhurst," [?]New York Times, May 2, 1999

For years, her mother has maintained that the sea air has a salubrious effect on both her spirits and her vocal cords.
--Anita Shreve, [?]Fortune's Rocks

Uptown, however, the tanners' less salubrious quarter is notorious for its stench. --"Byzantium," [?]Toronto Star, February 7, 1999



Salubrious is from Latin salubris, "healthful," from salus, "health."
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