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synonyms for aperient

  • cathartic
  • eliminatory
  • evacuant
  • evacuative
  • excretory
  • expulsive
  • purgative
See also synonyms for: aperients
  • expiatory
  • laxative
  • lustral
  • lustrative
  • physic
  • purificatory
  • purging
  • aperitive
  • emetic
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How to use aperient in a sentence

Carbolic Acid … liquid … oil … sweet oil … castor oil … aperient … Epsom Salts … white … white of egg.
ASSIMILATIVE MEMORYMARCUS DWIGHT LARROWE (AKA PROF. A. LOISETTE)
I'll send him a little quieting draught to be taken directly—pill at night, aperient in the morning.
NIGHT AND MORNING, COMPLETEEDWARD BULWER-LYTTON
Still I must think that vegetable food is, in my own case, less aperient than animal.
VEGETABLE DIET: AS SANCTIONED BY MEDICAL MEN, AND BY EXPERIENCE IN ALL AGESWILLIAM ANDRUS ALCOTT
Vegetable diet is less aperient than a mixed diet, if we except Indian corn.
VEGETABLE DIET: AS SANCTIONED BY MEDICAL MEN, AND BY EXPERIENCE IN ALL AGESWILLIAM ANDRUS ALCOTT
With me much less aperient; indeed, costiveness became a very serious and distressing accompaniment.
VEGETABLE DIET: AS SANCTIONED BY MEDICAL MEN, AND BY EXPERIENCE IN ALL AGESWILLIAM ANDRUS ALCOTT
I am inclined to think that a vegetable diet is more aperient than an animal one; indeed, I may say I know it to be a fact.
VEGETABLE DIET: AS SANCTIONED BY MEDICAL MEN, AND BY EXPERIENCE IN ALL AGESWILLIAM ANDRUS ALCOTT
In my former statements I gave it as my opinion that vegetable food was less aperient than animal.
VEGETABLE DIET: AS SANCTIONED BY MEDICAL MEN, AND BY EXPERIENCE IN ALL AGESWILLIAM ANDRUS ALCOTT
The genus is described as tonic, diaphoretic, and in large doses emetic and aperient.
THE SACRED FORMULAS OF THE CHEROKEESJAMES MOONEY
It is also very useful as a supplement to mercury, which needs a saline aperient to complete its action.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 9, SLICE 6VARIOUS
She was then put upon the use of aperient medicines and tonics, and on the first of August was discharged perfectly cured.
AN ACCOUNT OF THE FOXGLOVE AND SOME OF ITS MEDICAL USESWILLIAM WITHERING
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WORDS RELATED TO APERIENT

  • aperient
  • cathartic
  • eliminatory
  • evacuant
  • evacuative
  • excretory
  • expulsive
  • purgative
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