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laxative

lax·a·tive

laxative

 
pronunciation:
laek s tihv
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
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part of speech: noun
definition: a substance used medicinally to relieve constipation.
similar words:
purge
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part of speech: adjective
definition: stimulative of bowel movement.
Prunes are recommended for their laxative effect.
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derivations: laxatively (adv.), laxativeness (n.)
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