Balm

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Definition

a balm: a calming balsam, an emollient, an ointment
noun
Have you tried this new lip-balm? It's an ointment that softens your lips.
The witch recommended this balm for my herpes. She thought it would help to apply this ointment twice a day to the affected area.

Pronunciation examples
UK: Have you tried this new lip balm?
US: The witch recommended this balm for my herpes.
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Examples

  • "Tired of that same old greasy lip balm?"

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