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  • nounsubstance that helps cure, alleviate, or prevent illness
  • nouncure

synonyms for medicines

  • pharmaceutical
  • medication
  • antibiotic
  • drug
  • remedy
  • cure
  • prescription
  • pill
  • anesthetic
  • tincture
  • antidote
  • balm
  • salve
  • dose
  • tablet
  • vaccination
  • physic
  • tonic
  • potion
  • antiseptic
  • ointment
  • lotion
  • capsule
  • elixir
  • medicament
  • injection
  • antitoxin
  • liniment
  • sedative
  • inoculation
  • serum
  • vaccine
  • biologic
  • pharmacon
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There is none to judge thy judgment to bind it up: thou hast no healing medicines.
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Great caution is necessary in the use of these powerful medicines to avoid an over-dose.
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The dying man was past the use of medicines, and his chief anxiety seemed to centre in a meeting with his child.
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Shall we therefore stop using acids and alkalies as medicines because we do not know each step in their mode of action?
THE TREATMENT OF HAY FEVERGEORGE FREDERICK LAIDLAW
The sedentary life told on his health, and he obstinately declined the medicines his mother sent him.
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He will be furnished medicines, and for the accommodations which you give him he is bound to attend your sick.
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So, distribute medicines manfully is the rule for the traveller here, whether you chance to know anything about the trade or not.
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Not having anything else to do, and her uselessness vexing her, she took to doctoring the poor and concocting medicines.
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May I attain to a hundred winters through the most blissful medicines which thou hast given!
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