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synonyms for unguent

  • balm
  • cerate
  • cream
  • emollient
  • lotion
  • lubricant
  • ointment
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How to use unguent in a sentence

She also 'invented' many a lotion and unguent for the preservation and creation of beauty.
SHE STANDS ACCUSEDVICTOR MACCLURE
They anointed the fingers with some unguent, and lighted them.
THE HAUNTERS & THE HAUNTEDVARIOUS
A remarkable instance once came under my observation of the early use which they make of this curious unguent.
AN ACCOUNT OF THE ENGLISH COLONY IN NEW SOUTH WALES, VOL. 1DAVID COLLINS
Enhances with a, darkness, a blackness that arises from the kissing of eyes coloured with black unguent.
THE LOVES OF KRISHNA IN INDIAN PAINTING AND POETRYW. G. ARCHER
The Indian samp-wallahs do not use any infusion or unguent to stupefy and disarm their snakes, as do those of Ethiopia.
THE ROMANCE OF NATURAL HISTORY, SECOND SERIESPHILIP HENRY GOSSE
So was Mrs. Gerald; but there was a practical unguent to her grief in the thought that it was best for both Lester and the girl.
JENNIE GERHARDTTHEODORE DREISER
She sent Jehane for boxes of unguent, her colour-boxes, brush for the eyebrows, powder for the face.
THE LIFE AND DEATH OF RICHARD YEA-AND-NAYMAURICE HEWLETT
Mrs. Stoddart hastened to lay a soothing unguent on the sensitive spirit of the celebrated authoress.
NOTWITHSTANDINGMARY CHOLMONDELEY
One of Harlow's best portraits: the likeness is admirable, and the tone well accords with Elliston's unguent, supple expression.
THE MIRROR OF LITERATURE, AMUSEMENT, AND INSTRUCTION, NO. 578VARIOUS
He saw the wax dripping upon the stones, the black Lares trickling with unguent.
THE CONFLICT OF RELIGIONS IN THE EARLY ROMAN EMPIRET. R. GLOVER
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WORDS RELATED TO UNGUENT

  • analgesic
  • application
  • balsam
  • cerate
  • compound
  • cream
  • demulcent
  • dressing
  • embrocation
  • emollient
  • formula
  • lotion
  • medicine
  • ointment
  • potion
  • poultice
  • preparation
  • prescription
  • salve
  • soother
  • soothing agent
  • unction
  • unguent
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