Word of the Day: demulcent

Pronunciation: [dih-MUHL-suhnt]

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
2. noun

Sentence: Some would argue that marijuana has a demulcent effect.

Synonyms: alleviate, placate, mitigate, assuage, emollient

Antonyms: aggravate, irritate,

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