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diuretic

di·u·ret·ic

diuretic

 
pronunciation:
daI re tihk
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
features:
Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition: increasing the amount of urine secreted and discharged.
Coffee has a diuretic effect on some people.
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part of speech: noun
definition: a substance that increases urine discharge, usu. taken as a medicine for that purpose.
similar words:
purge
derivation: diuretically (adv.)