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synonyms for jalap

  • beet
  • bulb
  • potato
  • root
  • taro
  • turnip
  • yam
  • salep
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How to use jalap in a sentence

Brougham needs a dose of jalap instead of pap, for he cannot even spell the 'greatest happiness principle' properly.
THE ENGLISH UTILITARIANS, VOLUME I.LESLIE STEPHEN
I told him about the situation in Fisher Hill and how finances was low on account of the local mixture of politics and jalap.
THE GENTLE GRAFTERO. HENRY
I drink his health in a dose of the cheerful beverage known as jalap, and thresh the sheets with my hot hands.
THE COMPLETE WORKS OF ARTEMUS WARDCHARLES FARRAR BROWNE (AKA ARTEMUS WARD)
This is probably the case with such as Castor-oil, Scammony, and Jalap, which are simply cathartic in their action.
THE ACTION OF MEDICINES IN THE SYSTEMFREDERICK WILLIAM HEADLAND
The resins of Jalap, Scammony, and other such substances, are affirmed to pass out along with them.
THE ACTION OF MEDICINES IN THE SYSTEMFREDERICK WILLIAM HEADLAND
Here grow the jalap and the guaiacum, the sweet-scented sassafras and the sanitary copaiba.
THE RIFLE RANGERSCAPTAIN MAYNE REID
I took ten grains of calomel and a scruple of jalap, and drank during the day large draughts of tea, weak and warm.
WANDERINGS IN SOUTH AMERICACHARLES WATERTON
The seed is the part employed, its cathartic properties being much like those of jalap, though less energetic.
THE MEDICINAL PLANTS OF THE PHILIPPINEST. H. PARDO DE TAVERA
The last is an excellent substitute for the corresponding preparation of jalap.
THE MEDICINAL PLANTS OF THE PHILIPPINEST. H. PARDO DE TAVERA
If the Feringhi, they said, gives a pinch of dust (jalap powder) or only water, the sick became well!
AT THE COURT OF THE AMRJOHN ALFRED GRAY
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO JALAP

  • beet
  • bulb
  • jalap
  • potato
  • root
  • salep
  • taro
  • turnip
  • yam
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