verb (used with object), salved, salv·ing.
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Definition for salving (2 of 2)
verb (used with or without object), salved, salv·ing.
Origin of salve2
Examples from the Web for salving
The survivors needed hope for a brighter future, and Murakami sought to supply a salving narrative through his art.
Having been remiss in her duty, Miss Lupton was salving her conscience by being extra severe now.The Highgrader|William MacLeod Raine
Then he made it clear that he had resolved to abjure wine, and was only salving his conscience by a proverb.The Terms of Surrender|Louis Tracy
In an hour from the time of salving the flying-boat the "Meteor" was ready to shed her now superfluous 'midship divisions.The Dreadnought of the Air|Percy F. Westerman