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emollient

e·mol·lient

emollient

 
pronunciation:
ih mal ynt [or] ih mal i nt
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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part of speech: adjective
definition: making soft; soothing, esp. to the skin.
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part of speech: noun
definition: a substance that softens or soothes the skin.
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derivation: emollience (n.)
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