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demulcent

  

      adj  
1    soothing; mollifying  
      n  
2    a drug or agent that soothes the irritation of inflamed or injured skin surfaces  
     (C18: from Latin demulcere to caress soothingly, from de- + mulcere to stroke)  
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demulcent

  
  
calming, easing, emollient, lenitive, mild, mollifying, relieving, sedative, softening, soothing  

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