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noun as in liniment

noun as in lotion

noun as in ointment

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Example Sentences

It is used chiefly in India mixed with oil as an embrocation for rheumatism; given internally it is regarded as an antisyphilitic.

It is used as an embrocation for rheumatism and for neck galls of cattle.

It forms a valuable embrocation, in cases of tumors or swellings from bruises, by being frequently rubbed on the part.

Meanwhile the dressings on my wound and the embrocation on my sprained wrist steadily subdue the pains which I have felt so far.

She was anxious to get away from the question of the embrocation.


On this page you'll find 59 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to embrocation, such as: lotion, ointment, potion, salve, analgesic, and application.

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