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  Words related to salve

Related / Similar Words: ointment, unction, unguent, balm, salvage, relieve, save

 

Definition:
  • anything that remedies or heals or soothes; "he needed a salve for his conscience";
  • semisolid preparation (usually containing a medicine) applied externally as a remedy or for soothing an irritation;
  • apply a salve to, usually for the purpose of healing;
  • save from ruin, destruction, or harm;

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    Hyponyms: arnica, baby oil, balsam, carron oil, cerate, chrism, chrisom, sacramental oil, holy oil, lip balm, mentholated salve, mercurial ointment, zinc ointment

     

    Derivational Morphology: ointment, unction, unguent, balm, rescuer, recoverer, saver, salvation, salvage, salvager, salvor

     

    Anagrams: valse, selva, slave

     

     
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