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salvific

[sal-vif-ik] /sælˈvɪf ɪk/
adjective
1.
of or relating to redemptive power.
Origin
1585-1595
1585-95; < Medieval Latin salvificus, equivalent to Latin salv(us) safe + -i- -i- + -ficus -fic
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Word Origin and History for salvific
adj.

1590s, from Latin salvificus "saving," from salvus (see safe (adj.)).

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