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synonyms for ointment

  • balm
  • lotion
  • salve
  • cerate
  • demulcent
  • dressing
  • embrocation
  • emollient
  • lenitive
  • liniment
  • medicine
  • unguent
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How to use ointment in a sentence

Daniel takes testosterone through injections, but the hormone can also be absorbed via skin ointment or a patch.
GENDER-AFFIRMING CARE IMPROVES MENTAL HEALTH FOR TRANSGENDER YOUTHMARIA TEMMINGAUGUST 26, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
The fly in the ointment is the potential return of showers on Sunday.
D.C.-AREA FORECAST: STEAMY WITH CHANCE OF SEVERE, LATE-DAY STORMS; COOL FRONT LOWERS HUMIDITY FRIDAYDAVID STREITJULY 29, 2021WASHINGTON POST
They were a small ointment for the open, latent and bleeding wound that Louisiana was giving me.
LOCKED UP IN THE LAND OF LIBERTY: PART IIMICHAEL K. LAVERSJULY 14, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
Aikey has been administering three different eye drops four times a day, along with eye ointment and thyroid pills twice daily.
SOME WORKERS ARE CHOOSING THEIR PETS OVER THEIR JOBS AS OFFICES REOPEN, BUT WILL ANIMAL-FRIENDLY WORKPLACES CATCH ON?MELISSA CHANJULY 7, 2021TIME
A screechy bug in the ointment — but it’s not a biggieCurrently, the entry form for Week 1435, the contest to make funny art with at least one real cicada or nymph casing — is not transmitting photos properly.
STYLE CONVERSATIONAL WEEK 1437: WE’RE EMERGING!PAT MYERSMAY 20, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Using an abundance of your oil, ointment, or cream, lather up your hands and massage them for 30 seconds to help with absorption.
FIVE TIPS FOR TAKING CARE OF YOUR OVER-WASHED HANDSSANDRA GUTIERREZ G.DECEMBER 20, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
And thou hast adorned thyself for the king with ointment, and hast multiplied thy perfumes.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
Thou sattest on a very fine bed, and a table was decked before thee: whereupon thou didst set my incense, and my ointment.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
So even here there were flies in every ointment, and no dream of perfection could remain unchallenged.
THE MAN FROM TIMEFRANK BELKNAP LONG
As to the numb feeling in one's feet, one never has time to rub oneself over with Bengue's ointment.
LETTERS OF LT.-COL. GEORGE BRENTON LAURIEGEORGE BRENTON LAURIE
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WORDS RELATED TO OINTMENT

  • analgesic
  • application
  • balsam
  • cerate
  • compound
  • cream
  • demulcent
  • dressing
  • embrocation
  • emollient
  • formula
  • lotion
  • medicine
  • ointment
  • potion
  • poultice
  • preparation
  • prescription
  • salve
  • soother
  • soothing agent
  • unction
  • unguent
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.