Definition: 1. soothing or mollifying, as a medicinal substance.
2. a substance or agent, often mucilaginous, as for soothing or protecting an irritated mucous membrane.
Part of Speech: 1. adjective
Sentence: Some would argue that marijuana has a demulcent effect.
Synonyms: alleviate, placate, mitigate, assuage, emollient
Antonyms: aggravate, irritate,