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tonic

ton·ic

tonic

 
pronunciation:
ta nihk
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: something that refreshes or restores one's strength or vigor.
similar words:
remedy
definition 2: a medicine with this effect.
definition 3: the first note of a diatonic musical scale; keynote.
similar words:
key, keynote
definition 4: carbonated quinine water, used in mixed drinks; tonic water.
 
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: acting as a tonic.
antonyms:
lethargic
similar words:
cordial
definition 2: of, pertaining to, or based on the first note of a diatonic scale.
derivation: tonically (adv.)
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