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Synonyms for tonic

Synonyms for tonic

a medicine that restores or increases vigor

Synonyms for tonic

lime- or lemon-flavored carbonated water containing quinine

a sweet drink containing carbonated water and flavoring

(music) the first note of a diatonic scale

a medicine that strengthens and invigorates

of or relating to or producing normal tone or tonus in muscles or tissue

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employing variations in pitch to distinguish meanings of otherwise similar words

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used of syllables

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relating to or being the keynote of a major or minor scale

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imparting vitality and energy

References in periodicals archive ?
Electrophysiological evidence that noradrenergic neurons of the rat locus coeruleus are tonically inhibited by GABA during sleep.
Leonard points to recent studies that suggest the caudate neurons are not tonically active and do not change levels of activation during motor activity.