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    Question Cure or Heal...

    Hi,
    Is there any distinction between the two verbs?

    Which verb (or any other one) could be used in ritual and religious context when people claim they've been ......ed because they've prayed to God...etc.? Thanks a zillion...

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    Re: Cure or Heal...

    To cure a disease.
    To heal a wound.
    You may be talking about spiritual healing, but I can't say for sure.

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    Re: Cure or Heal...

    Quote Originally Posted by euncu View Post
    To cure a disease.
    To heal a wound.
    You may be talking about spiritual healing, but I can't say for sure.



    Thanks...But we have forms such as "to cure the pain..." or "to cure an ulcer..."...So, anything more precise please?

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    Re: Cure or Heal...

    The two words can be used interchangeably in many cases.
    There's the term 'spiritual healer', not 'spiritual curer'.
    'Cure' seems to sound more complete though.

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