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salve

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Definition a cream or liquid put onto skin to make it feel better or heal

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anything that eases pain or anxiety; or the act of doing such
  • She smeared some salve on the wound and then wrapped it in a bandage.
salve = a cream or liquid put onto skin to make it feel better or heal
  • She needed a salve for her conscience.
  • salve = something to reduce pain or anxiety
  • The salve also acts as a moisturizer.
  • salve = a cream or liquid put on skin to make it feel better or heal
  • It was a miracle, everyone said, so that was the new name they gave Mother's recipe: after Dad's burn it was known as Miracle Salve.
    Tara Westover  --  Educated
  • salve = a cream or liquid put onto skin to make it feel better or heal
  • To salve his loneliness in the years after the accident, he started unofficially "adopting" indigent Okinawan boys and girls, eventually taking fourteen of them under his wing, paying for the oldest to attend medical school in Philadelphia and another to study medicine in Japan.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into the Wild
  • salve = make less painful
  • Or Sonja, who needed salve on her own maternal wounds.
    Todd Burpo  --  Heaven Is for Real
  • salve = something that eases pain
  • Miss Huey began to talk in a low, soothing voice, smoothing the salve on my temples and fitting the small electric buttons on either side of my head.
    Sylvia Plath  --  The Bell Jar
  • salve = cream or liquid that is put onto skin
  • But then, for what salve it gives me, every man's a fool.
    Ray Bradbury  --  Something Wicked This Way Comes
  • salve = something that eases pain or anxiety
  • Instead, I just sat in the kitchen, waiting to put the salve on them hose-pipe welts.
    Kathryn Stockett  --  The Help
  • salve = a cream or liquid put onto skin to make it feel better or heal
  • With a bottle of peroxide and a can of salve I would doctor their wounds.
    Wilson Rawls  --  Where the Red Fern Grows
  • salve = cream or liquid that is put onto skin to make it feel better or heal
  • He held up the head while Billy swabbed out the wound with weak carbolic acid salve.
    John Steinbeck  --  The Red Pony
  • salve = a cream or liquid put onto skin to make it feel better or heal
  • Brew was putting salve on his feet.
    Walter Dean Myers  --  Fallen Angels
  • salve = a cream or liquid that is put onto skin to make it feel better or heal
  • Between that and the magic salve Grover used, my shoulder felt better within a couple of minutes.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Titan's Curse
  • salve = a cream or liquid put onto skin as a medicine
  • He smells like sweat and fresh air and mint, from the salve he sometimes uses to relax his sore muscles.
    Veronica Roth  --  Insurgent
  • salve = a cream or liquid put onto skin to make it feel better or heal
  • Some salve for perjury.
    William Shakespeare  --  Love's Labour's Lost
  • salve = something that eases pain or anxiety
  • When she stopped, she had washed his hand with cool water and soothed him with warm hugs and wrapped with salve and bandages the place where the fire soldier had stabbed him.
    Sharon M. Draper  --  Forged by Fire
  • salve = a cream or liquid put onto skin to make it feel better or heal
  • Still, I wondered whether skin grafts could have achieved what Mother had with her comfrey and lobelia salve.
    Tara Westover  --  Educated
  • salve = a cream or liquid put onto skin to make it feel better or heal
  • Whenever he called, I always seemed to be needed somewhere to change a bandage or make salve.
    Tara Westover  --  Educated
  • salve = a cream or liquid put onto skin to make it feel better or heal
  • I know they went through seventeen gallons of salve in the first two weeks, and that Mother was ordering gauze in bulk.
    Tara Westover  --  Educated
  • salve = a cream or liquid put onto skin to make it feel better or heal
  • Mother smeared the salve over Dad's upper body twice a day.
    Tara Westover  --  Educated
salve = a cream or liquid put onto skin to make it feel better or heal

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