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Synonyms for medicine

Synonyms for medicine

an agent used to restore health

a substance used in the treatment of disease

Synonyms for medicine

the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques

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(medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease

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punishment for one's actions

treat medicinally, treat with medicine

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I repeated the medicines I had given her, and I sat at the side of the bed until the night was far advanced.
Meantime, here is another brown medicine that he may suck at on the way home.
In the course of the day he paid his respects to Signor Pietro Baglioni, professor of medicine in the university, a physician of eminent repute to whom Giovanni had brought a letter of introduction.
Jo and his conductor presently return, and Jo is assisted to his mattress by the careful Phil, to whom, after due administration of medicine by his own hands, Allan confides all needful means and instructions.
I spoke to them from the vessel, and told them it was the white man's strongest medicine, and that they were as good as dead men.
You'll never get well like that," she would say, forgetting her grief in her vexation, "if you won't obey the doctor and take your medicine at the right time
Where can all the strength of those medicines go, my dear?
I have been well for ten days, but have remained in bed in the hope of gaining by repose the strength that would justify me in taking your medicines.
Possibly she dispensed his medicines for him, or she may have taken the idea from one of the many books lying about when Mademoiselle Cynthia was studying for her exam.
No sooner, therefore, had this symptom appeared, than he had immediate recourse to the said remedy, which though, as it is usual in all very efficacious medicines, it at first seemed to heighten and inflame the disease, soon produced a total calm, and restored the patient to perfect ease and tranquillity.
Look ahead, lad, as if ye were talking of our medicines, or perhaps praising the Teton beasts.
After I had taken it and John had made me as comfortable as he could, he said he should stay half an hour to see how the medicine settled.
Many things he knows of medicine and magic, and mighty deeds has he performed.
Then he mixed a narcotic, and coming over to the bed, said cheerily, "Now, little miss, here is your medicine.
The engineer and conductor were talking excitedly with a signal-man, whom the station-master at Medicine Bow, the next stopping place, had sent on before.
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