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  • balm balm  /ˈbɑm/ ?  semisolid preparation (usually containing a medicine) applied externally as a…

    balm meaning(s) 

    1. (n) semisolid preparation (usually containing a medicine) applied externally as a remedy or for soothing an irritation
    2. (n) any of various aromatic resinous substances used for healing and soothing

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    balm usage(s)

    1. He offers exclamations, not balm: John McCain wants to make 'em citizens! Mike Huckabee gave them college scholarships! And McCain voted against the Bush tax cuts!.
    2. It will also be a balm for a nation still hurting from the death of 70,000 in the May 12 earthquake.
  • balm of gilead balm of gilead  medium-sized fir of northeastern North America; leaves smell of balsam…
  • balmier balmier  informal or slang terms for mentally irregular
  • balmiest balmiest  informal or slang terms for mentally irregular
  • balmily balmily  in a mildly insane manner
  • balminess balminess  the quality of weather that is deliciously mild and soothing
  • balmoral balmoral  /bæl ˈmɔ rəl/ ?  a sturdy laced walking shoe
  • balmoral castle balmoral castle  a castle in northeastern Scotland that is a private residence of the…
  • balmy balmy  /ˈbɑ mi/ ?  informal or slang terms for mentally irregular
  • balochi balochi  an Iranian language spoken in Pakistan and Iran and Afghanistan and Russia and…
  • baloney baloney  /bə ˈloʊ ni/ ?  pretentious or silly talk or writing
  • balsa balsa  /ˈbɔl sə/ ?  strong lightweight wood of the balsa tree used especially for floats
  • balsa raft balsa raft  a light raft made of balsa
  • balsa wood balsa wood  strong lightweight wood of the balsa tree used especially for floats
  • balsam balsam  /ˈbɔl səm/ ?  any seed plant yielding balsam
  • balsam apple balsam apple  a tropical Old World flowering vine with red or orange warty fruit
  • balsam capivi balsam capivi  an oleoresin used in varnishes and ointments
  • balsam family balsam family  distinguished from the family Geraniaceae by the irregular flowers
  • balsam fir balsam fir  medium-sized fir of northeastern North America; leaves smell of balsam when…
  • balsam herb balsam herb  tansy-scented Eurasian perennial herb with buttonlike yellow flowers; used…
  • balsam of peru balsam of peru  dark brown syrupy balsam from the Peruvian balsam tree used especially…
  • balsam of tolu balsam of tolu  aromatic yellowish brown balsam from the tolu balsam tree used especially…
  • balsam pear balsam pear  tropical Old World vine with yellow-orange fruit
  • balsam poplar balsam poplar  poplar of northeastern North America with broad heart-shaped leaves
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