IMPROVE; be -, become -, get- better; mend, amend.
advance (progress) [See Progression]; ascend [See Ascent]; increase [See Increase]; fructify, ripen, mature; pick up, come about, rally, take a favorable turn; turn over a new leaf, turn the corner; raise ones head, have sown ones wild oats; recover [See Restoration].
PROFIT BY; be better &c. adj., be improved by; turn to -right, - good, - best- account; reap the benefit of; make good use of, make capital out of; place to good account. RENDER BETTER, improve, mend, amend, better; ameliorate, meliorate, relieve; correct; repair (restore) [See Restoration]; doctor (remedy) [See Remedy]; purify [See Cleanness]; decrassify.
improve -, refine- upon; rectify; enrich, mellow, elaborate, fatten.
REFRESH, revive; put -, infuse- new blood into; invigorate (strengthen) [See Strength]; reinvigorate, recruit, renew, make over, revivify, freshen.
PROMOTE, cultivate, advance, forward, enhance; bring forward, bring on; foster [See Aid].
TOUCH UP, rub up, brush up, furbish up, bolster up, vamp up, brighten up, warm up; polish, cook, make the most of, set off to advantage; prune; put in order (arrange) [See Arrangement].
REVISE, edit, redact, digest, review, make corrections, make improvements &c. n.
REFORM, remodel, reorganize; build -afresh, - anew; reclaim, civilize; lift, uplift, inspire; new-model.
view in a new light, think better of, appeal from Philip drunk to Philip sober.
PALLIATE, mitigate; lessen [See Nonincrease, Decrease] an evil.