Etymology
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salvific (adj.)

"tending to save or make secure," 1590s, from Latin salvificus "saving," from salvus "uninjured, in good health, safe" (from PIE root *sol- "whole, well-kept") + -ficus "making, doing," from combining form of facere "to make, do" (from PIE root *dhe- "to set, put"). Related: Salvifical (1580s).

updated on December 05, 2021

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Definitions of salvific from WordNet

salvific (adj.)
pertaining to the power of salvation or redemption;
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