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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