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  Definition of ointment
  1. toiletry consisting of any of various substances resembling cream that have a soothing and moisturizing effect when applied to the skin
  2. semisolid preparation (usually containing a medicine) applied externally as a remedy or for soothing an irritation
Similar Words: cream, emollient, unction, unguent, balm, salve

 

Hyponyms: cold cream, coldcream, face cream, vanishing cream, hand cream, lanolin, nard, spikenard, sunscreen, sunblock, sun blocker, arnica, baby oil, balsam, carron oil, cerate, chrism, chrisom, sacramental oil, holy oil, lip balm, mentholated salve, mercurial ointment, zinc ointment

 

Derivational Morphology: cream, salve

 

Anagrams: entomion, one time

 

 
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