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salacious, salutary

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Woe to the person who confuses these two in the wrong situation.

Salutary means “wholesome” or “designed to create a healthy improvement.”

Salacious means “appealing to sexual desire.”

Example: A poorly timed salacious comment instead of a salutary remark has certainly ended more than one career.

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