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  • nounointment for relief of pain or illness
  • verbsoothe

synonyms for salve

  • balm
  • lotion
  • aid
  • cerate
  • counterirritant
  • cream
  • cure
  • dressing
  • help
  • liniment
  • lubricant
  • medication
  • medicine
  • remedy
  • unction
  • unguent
  • emolient
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antonyms for salve

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  • blockage
  • disease
  • hindrance
  • injury
  • obstruction
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How to use salve in a sentence

Allowing restaurants to sell cocktails-to-go would be a much-needed salve for the beleaguered industry
TWIN CITIES RESTAURANTS BAND TOGETHER TO PUSH FOR LEGALIZED COCKTAIL SALESJOY SUMMERSFEBRUARY 1, 2021EATER
I have tried CBD salves and THC spliffs, no beer and way too much of it.
DID THRU-HIKING THE APPALACHIAN TRAIL RUIN MY BODY?GRAYSON HAVER CURRINJANUARY 25, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
Since 1919, Wahl’s products have expanded to include personal massagers, pet groomers, and other hair care salves, shampoos, and lotions.
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This aromatic butternut squash and pear soup is a nourishing salve for chilly days
OUR FAVORITE ORZO RECIPES FOR MEALS IN MINUTESKARI SONDEDECEMBER 3, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Washington needed to score to salve its nightmarish start and set up a second-half comeback.
HOW WASHINGTON’S PASSING OFFENSE CLICKED AGAINST THE GIANTS — AND WHAT IT MEANS GOING FORWARDSAM FORTIERNOVEMBER 9, 2020WASHINGTON POST
For one minute he even contemplated holding the two up and taking enough to salve his hurt pride and his endangered reputation.
CABIN FEVERB. M. BOWER
It was a device by which thousands have tried to salve their consciences, and to try to find an excuse for wrong-doing.
THE EVERLASTING ARMSJOSEPH HOCKING
How eager they will then be to prove their confidence by exaggerated devotion, to salve their guilty conscience!
PRISON MEMOIRS OF AN ANARCHISTALEXANDER BERKMAN
Well, I'll make the salve an' do the talkin'; Giz'll sort o' whoop things up a bit and Lut'er'll git cured.
FIFTY CONTEMPORARY ONE-ACT PLAYSVARIOUS
Still, if trapped thus, they salve their consciences with the remark: The Christian had the sin, and I had the good dinner.
THE CRADLE OF MANKINDW.A. WIGRAM
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SALVE

  • 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.