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synonyms for theriac

  • elixir
  • magic bullet
  • catholicon
  • nostrum
  • magic potion
  • universal remedy
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How to use theriac in a sentence

Then there is a commentary on the "Cantica of Avicenna," and a tractate on the "Theriac."
OLD-TIME MAKERS OF MEDICINEJAMES J. WALSH
But we lawyers boil our theriac even nowadays and regard the most important study, the study of reality, with arrogance.
CRIMINAL PSYCHOLOGYHANS GROSS
There he found that the most called for remedy was a theriac.
PSYCHOTHERAPYJAMES J. WALSH
He is partial to long controversies, calmuniates priest and theriac.
THE BOOK OF MASKSREMY DE GOURMONT
Being, however, provided with theriac and other antidotes against the poison, Alvaro and all his men recovered from their wounds.
A GENERAL HISTORY AND COLLECTION OF VOYAGES AND TRAVELS, VOL. IIROBERT KERR
Theriac is only the more rigid form of the same word, the scholarly, as distinguished from the popular, adoption of it.
ENGLISH PAST AND PRESENTRICHARD CHEVENIX TRENCH
Theriac or Mithridatum grew in complexity until by the 16th century it had some 60 different ingredients.
OLD ENGLISH PATENT MEDICINES IN AMERICAGEORGE B. GRIFFENHAGEN
Whenever any compound was for any reason spoiled in the drug store, the rule was, "Put that aside for the theriac."
PSYCHOTHERAPYJAMES J. WALSH
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO THERIAC

  • catholicon
  • elixir
  • magic bullet
  • magic potion
  • nostrum
  • theriac
  • universal remedy
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.