English Thesaurus

Synonyms of 'liniment'

(noun) 
Definition
a medicated oily liquid applied to the skin to relieve pain or stiffness
Synonyms
ointment
a range of ointments for the treatment of eczema
,
cream
Gently apply the cream to the affected areas.
,
lotion
suntan lotion
,
balm
The balm is very soothing.
,
salve
a soothing salve for sore, dry lips
,
emollient
Grapeseed oil is a gentle emollient.
,
balsam
,
embrocation
,
unguent

Additional synonyms

in the sense of balm
Definition
an aromatic substance obtained from certain tropical trees and used for healing and soothing
The balm is very soothing.
Synonyms
balsam,
embrocation,
unguent,
cerate
in the sense of cream
Definition
a cosmetic or medication that resembles cream in consistency
Gently apply the cream to the affected areas.
Synonyms
in the sense of emollient
Definition
a cream or lotion that softens the skin
Grapeseed oil is a gentle emollient.

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