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eyewash

See definition of eyewash on Dictionary.com
  • as inblarney
  • as inbunk
  • as inflattery

synonyms for eyewash

  • adulation
  • baloney
  • blandishment
  • cajolery
  • coaxing
  • compliments
  • exaggeration
  • fawning
  • honey
  • incense
  • ingratiation
  • oil
  • overpraise
  • wheedling
  • a line
  • inveiglement
  • soft soap
  • soft words
  • sweet-talk
  • baloney
  • rubbish
  • applesauce
  • balderdash
  • bilge
  • claptrap
  • garbage
  • hogwash
  • hooey
  • jazz
  • piffle
  • poppycock
  • rot
  • tomfoolery
  • tommyrot
  • trash
  • twaddle
  • horsefeathers
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How to use eyewash in a sentence

All the high-sounding arguments for a moral world and all the laws on the books implementing those arguments are just eyewash.
THE HOUSE FROM NOWHEREARTHUR G. STANGLAND
The eye is then covered with a cloth, kept wet with an eyewash, as for external ophthalmia.
SPECIAL REPORT ON DISEASES OF THE HORSEUNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
The ordinary eyewash may be used for this purpose, or it may be injected after dilution to half its strength.
SPECIAL REPORT ON DISEASES OF THE HORSEUNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
The leaves and flowers are also used as expectorants, and the juice of the fruit and leaves is used as an eyewash.
CATALOGUE OF ECONOMIC PLANTS IN THE COLLECTION OF THE U. S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTUREWILLIAM SAUNDERS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO EYEWASH

  • a line
  • adulation
  • baloney
  • blandishment
  • cajolery
  • coaxing
  • compliments
  • exaggeration
  • eyewash
  • fawning
  • honey
  • incense
  • ingratiation
  • inveiglement
  • oil
  • overpraise
  • soft soap
  • soft words
  • sweet-talk
  • wheedling
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.