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See definition of embrocation on Dictionary.com
  • as inbalm
  • as inliniment
  • as inlotion
  • as inointment

synonyms for embrocation

  • lotion
  • ointment
  • potion
  • salve
  • analgesic
  • application
  • balsam
  • cerate
  • compound
  • cream
  • demulcent
  • dressing
  • emollient
  • formula
  • medicine
  • poultice
  • preparation
  • prescription
  • unction
  • unguent
  • soother
  • soothing agent
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How to use embrocation in a sentence

It is used chiefly in India mixed with oil as an embrocation for rheumatism; given internally it is regarded as an antisyphilitic.
THE MEDICINAL PLANTS OF THE PHILIPPINEST. H. PARDO DE TAVERA
It is used as an embrocation for rheumatism and for neck galls of cattle.
THE TRIBES AND CASTES OF THE CENTRAL PROVINCES OF INDIA - VOLUME IV OF IVR.V. RUSSELL
It forms a valuable embrocation, in cases of tumors or swellings from bruises, by being frequently rubbed on the part.
MRS. HALE'S RECEIPTS FOR THE MILLIONSARAH JOSEPHA HALE
Meanwhile the dressings on my wound and the embrocation on my sprained wrist steadily subdue the pains which I have felt so far.
THE TWO DESTINIESWILKIE COLLINS
She was anxious to get away from the question of the embrocation.
A SAFETY MATCHIAN HAY
As a fumigation in spasmodic asthma; in solution as an embrocation; and in powder as a substitute for gum guaiacum.
COOLEY'S CYCLOPDIA OF PRACTICAL RECEIPTS AND COLLATERAL INFORMATION IN THE ARTS, MANUFACTURES, PROFESSIONS, AND TRADES..., SIXTH EDITION, VOLUME IARNOLD COOLEY
He sends some physic to be given, and some embrocation to rub on the back.
THE DOGDINKS, MAYHEW, AND HUTCHINSON
Epithema, L. Any external liquid medicine for local application; as an embrocation or lotion.
COOLEY'S CYCLOPDIA OF PRACTICAL RECEIPTS AND COLLATERAL INFORMATION IN THE ARTS, MANUFACTURES, PROFESSIONS, AND TRADES..., SIXTH EDITION, VOLUME IARNOLD COOLEY
There was a thick fold of flannel about her neck, and she smelt strongly of embrocation.
ROUND THE BLOCKJOHN BELL BOUTON
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO EMBROCATION

  • analgesic
  • application
  • balsam
  • cerate
  • compound
  • cream
  • demulcent
  • dressing
  • embrocation
  • emollient
  • formula
  • lotion
  • medicine
  • ointment
  • potion
  • poultice
  • preparation
  • prescription
  • salve
  • soother
  • soothing agent
  • unction
  • unguent
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.