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lenitive

len·i·tive

lenitive

 
 
pronunciation:
le n tihv
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
part of speech: adjective
definition: mitigating pain, discomfort, or distress; soothing.
Until the antibiotic does its work, use these lenitive throat lozenges.
synonyms:
analgesic, anodyne, soothing
similar words:
anesthetic, narcotic, opiate, palliative, sedative
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a medicine or treatment that brings relief from pain, discomfort, or distress.
synonyms:
analgesic, anodyne, painkiller, palliative
similar words:
anesthetic, balm, drug, narcotic, opiate, sedative