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  Definition of salve
  1. anything that remedies or heals or soothes; "he needed a salve for his conscience"
  2. semisolid preparation (usually containing a medicine) applied externally as a remedy or for soothing an irritation
  3. apply a salve to, usually for the purpose of healing
  4. save from ruin, destruction, or harm
Similar Words: ointment, unction, unguent, balm, salvage, relieve, save

 

Hyponyms: arnica, baby oil, balsam, carron oil, cerate, chrism, chrisom, sacramental oil, holy oil, lip balm, mentholated salve, mercurial ointment, zinc ointment

 

Derivational Morphology: ointment, unction, unguent, balm, rescuer, recoverer, saver, salvation, salvage, salvager, salvor

 

Anagrams: valse, selva, slave

 

 
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