Part of speech:
A source of comfort or consolation.
One that consoles; a comfort:
A condition or feeling of pleasurable physical ease or relief from pain or stress:
An easing, as of pain, discomfort, or anxiety
An alleviating or being alleviated
A refreshing or being refreshed
The allowance by a mint for deviation from the standard weight or quality of coins.
The condition of being assuaged.
(Ecclesiastical) Spiritual charge or care, as of a priest for a congregation.
Any medicinal ointment applied to wounds, skin irritations, burns, etc. for purposes of soothing or healing
A highly viscous or semisolid substance used on the skin as a cosmetic, emollient, or medicament; a salve.
A salve for soothing or healing; an ointment.
A protective or restorative liquid or cream applied to the skin.
A medicinal fluid rubbed into the skin to soothe pain or relieve stiffness.
A liquid or liquid mixture, especially one that is medicinal, poisonous, or magical.
A soft moist mass of bread, meal, clay, or other adhesive substance, usually heated, spread on cloth, and applied to warm, moisten, or stimulate an aching or inflamed part of the body.
A pastelike mixture applied to a part of the body for healing or cosmetic purposes.
Close attention; diligence:
The act or process of preparing.
(Chemistry) A symbolic representation of the composition or of the composition and structure of a compound.
An enclosed space with a building or group of buildings within it
A doctor's written direction for the preparation and use of medicine, the grinding of lenses for eyeglasses, etc.
An agent that softens or soothes the skin.
Any mild, edible oil, as olive oil
A medicine or ointment that soothes an irritated or inflamed mucous membrane
A source of soothing comfort.
Any of various oily or gummy aromatic resins obtained from various plants and containing either benzoic or cinnamic acid
A cosmetic or emulsion with a creamy consistency
A substance, such as a perfume or cologne, designed to emit a pleasant odor.
A relatively calm interval, as in a storm.
Something that induces forgetfulness of sorrow or eases pain.
A substance producing a fragrant or pleasing odor; esp., a volatile oil, as that extracted from flowers, or a substance like this prepared synthetically
Any of several vegetable substances, as cloves, cinnamon, nutmeg, or pepper, used to season food; spices are usually dried for use and have distinctive flavors and aromas
The act of anointing, as in medical treatment or a religious ceremony
To lessen, relieve, or alleviate (pain, grief, etc.)
To render motionless for lack of wind:
To make or become calm or quiet:
To allay (fear, doubt, etc.)
To come to an agreement, especially to resolve a lawsuit out of court.
In addition; besides:
To have a calming or soothing effect.
Readily available in pharmacies; not requiring special preparation.
A trademark for a brand of petroleum jelly.
An oily, perfumed hairdressing.
Any medicated preparation for the eyes; eyewash
A medicine made by mixing drugs with honey or syrup to form a paste
An herbal infusion or similar preparation drunk as a beverage or for its mildly medicinal effect.
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