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synonyms for laxative

  • cathartic
  • purgative
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How to use laxative in a sentence

I started abusing laxatives, I started not eating, I started throwing up — I started doing everything I could think of to do to be as skinny as I could possibly be, being obsessive about my weight loss.
TAMI ROMAN OPENS UP ABOUT DECADES-LONG STRUGGLE WITH BODY DYSMORPHIC DISORDERVICTORIA UWUMAROGIENOVEMBER 23, 2021ESSENCE.COM
It is, however, found in common, over-the-counter products like laxatives.
THE BONKERS LAWSUIT TO STOP THE PENTAGON’S VACCINE MANDATEADAM RAWNSLEYSEPTEMBER 30, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
The drink was also like a fizzy laxative that was hot, because there was no ice.
LOCKED UP IN THE LAND OF LIBERTY: PART IIIYARIEL VALDÉS GONZÁLEZJULY 21, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
The opening of the bowels may be followed with a pint of linseed oil, as an additional and gentle laxative.
DOMESTIC ANIMALSRICHARD L. ALLEN
It has been observed that when Medicinal Iridium acts as a laxative, it will regulate the same.
THE PROPAGANDA FOR REFORM IN PROPRIETARY MEDICINES, VOL. 1 OF 2VARIOUS
These, from their laxative effects, will serve as antidotes to the dry sapless grasses, which have led to the disease.
A TREATISE ON SHEEP:AMBROSE BLACKLOCK
Whatever outward means may be employed, laxative medicines ought never to be neglected.
A TREATISE ON SHEEP:AMBROSE BLACKLOCK
They are also valuable in the diet because of their slightly laxative effect.
WOMAN'S INSTITUTE LIBRARY OF COOKERY, VOL. 5WOMAN'S INSTITUTE OF DOMESTIC ARTS AND SCIENCES
In fact, dried figs are nearly as high in food value as dates, and they are even more laxative.
WOMAN'S INSTITUTE LIBRARY OF COOKERY, VOL. 5WOMAN'S INSTITUTE OF DOMESTIC ARTS AND SCIENCES
They are also valuable as a laxative and in adding variety to the diet if they are well cooked before they are served.
WOMAN'S INSTITUTE LIBRARY OF COOKERY, VOL. 5WOMAN'S INSTITUTE OF DOMESTIC ARTS AND SCIENCES
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WORDS RELATED TO LAXATIVE

  • aperient
  • cathartic
  • cathartical
  • eliminatory
  • evacuant
  • laxative
  • purgative
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.