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adjective as in emollient

noun as in cream

noun as in lotion

noun as in moisturizer

noun as in ointment

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Example Sentences

The fruit of this plant (hemp seed) is demulcent and oleaginous.

Aperient and demulcent; also reputed alterative and antisyphilitic.

In Europe, however, it is merely regarded as an aromatic demulcent.

The infusion forms an excellent demulcent drink in catarrhs.

It is a demulcent, and at the same time the most refreshing drink that can be taken.


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On this page you'll find 170 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to demulcent, such as: healing, lenitive, palliative, softening, balsamic, and relieving.

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