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balm

balm

 
 
pronunciation:
bam
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a soothing, healing ointment, often fragrant.
Rub the balm gently into the skin.
similar words:
ointment, remedy
definition 2: the oily resin, exuded by various trees and shrubs, from which such an ointment is made.
definition 3: any soothing, healing, restorative influence.
Her kind words were balm to his tortured soul.
definition 4: any of various aromatic plants, such as lemon balm.
similar words:
aromatic