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  • adj.soothing
  • nounlotion

synonyms for emollient

  • demulcent
  • healing
  • lenitive
  • palliative
  • softening
  • balsamic
  • relieving
  • remedial
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How to use emollient in a sentence

Try adding a richly emollient body cream to your daily routine for long-lasting hydration that will leave skin hydrated and fabulous, not dried out, which can enhance fine lines and wrinkles.
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Oatmeal is an emollient, which means that it holds moisture against the skin.
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No soft hand of woman smoothed his pillow or relieved the agony of pain and suffering by the timely opiate or emollient.
THE CONTINENTAL MONTHLY, VOL. 2, NO. 2, AUGUST, 1862VARIOUS
Ben rushed, and had an emollient; spouted again and was corked; again, and received a neat red-waxen stopper.
THE AMAZING MARRIAGE, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
The bowels have been kept open from the 19th, by the occasional use of emollient injections.
AN ACCOUNT OF THE FOXGLOVE AND SOME OF ITS MEDICAL USESWILLIAM WITHERING
It was attempted to relieve this induration by emollient fomentations.
FOUR YEARS IN FRANCEHENRY DIGBY BESTE
He must have seen that its effect would only be to irritate a spirit needing an emollient.
GUY RIVERS: A TALE OF GEORGIAWILLIAM GILMORE SIMMS
The relief from the bandage, and the emollient poultice applied by Lettice, had in all probability saved the general's life.
HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, VOLUME 1, NO. 2, JULY, 1850.VARIOUS
His eyes lighted up with the advent of an emollient hope, and a half-smile touched his lips.
THE RED DEBTEVERETT MACDONALD
The root is a good substitute for licorice, is emollient and has an agreeable taste.
THE MEDICINAL PLANTS OF THE PHILIPPINEST. H. PARDO DE TAVERA
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WORDS RELATED TO EMOLLIENT

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