medicine


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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

References in classic literature ?
My medicine was good for you, after all, wasn't it?
Death is the king's medicine," I answered, lifting the bundle, and laying it as far from him in the shadow of the fence as I dared.
But when he had gone into another room, to which the countess hurriedly followed him, he assumed a grave air and thoughtfully shaking his head said that though there was danger, he had hopes of the effect of this last medicine and one must wait and see, that the malady was chiefly mental, but.
If he had a weakness, it was for thinking that all his life he had taken medicine boldly, and so now, when Michael dodged the spoon in Nana's mouth, he had said reprovingly, "Be a man, Michael.
Bukawai's medicine is very strong," said the voice.
And each art gives us a particular good and not merely a general one-- medicine, for example, gives us health; navigation, safety at sea, and so on?
I have sounded the depths of medicine and astrology, I tell you
I am a doctor myself; and I want to see the lady before we get the medicine.
Certainly," returned the conductor, "besides, it will take us as long as that to reach Medicine Bow on foot.
And you try and see if you can't be a good boy, for once, and you needn't take any more medicine.
From the description given of it, it is evidently the bituminous oil, called petrolium or naphtha, which forms a principal ingredient in the potent medicine called British Oil.
The whole family were soon reduced to a state of perfect quiet; for the virtue of this medicine, like that of electricity, is often communicated through one person to many others, who are not touched by the instrument.
On the table stood medicine bottles and decanters tidily arranged, and the linen needed was folded up there, and Kitty's broderie anglaise.
When they come to learn that you are a great medicine, they will adopt you in the tribe, and some mighty chief will give you his name, and perhaps his daughter, or it may be a wife or two of his own, who have dwelt long in his lodge, and of whose value he is a judge by experience.
You will have to be very patient though--you know with some medicines you can never be very sure.