- n semisolid preparation (usually containing a medicine) applied externally as a remedy or for soothing an irritation
- n anything that remedies or heals or soothes
he needed a salve for his conscience
- v save from ruin, destruction, or harm
- v apply a salve to, usually for the purpose of healing
- He knew he would spend the debate flanked by nine candidates waiting to rip into the Senate compromise bill he helped write, which calls for a salve of legalization, border .
- The salve's working, drawing out the cancer.
- For Feinstein, the curbside program allows her to salve her green conscience without the ickiness that came from composting her own used tea bags.
- Dwight Eisenhower in AFP
I had earlier supported the idea that Sharad Pawar, as BCCI president, should not interfere in selection matters. I would revise my decision now and recall how once NKP Salve, as then BCCI president, had intervened and influenced the selectors to... Sandeep Patil http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sandeep_Patil&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNGnSjFpIsztNH1QPJkPVXPMZKuO9g Hindu http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.hindu.com/thehindu/holnus/007200710291724.htm&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNGPVMK_bskGh_28e9VvXlpYiPMWag Oct 29, 2007
85690 114399 salve Eisenhower described Obama as a man who can salve our national wounds and both inspire and pursue genuine bipartisan cooperation."
- Jerry Wainwright in Chicago Daily Herald
The best balm or salve was the game-winner,Wainwright said, referring to Burns' decisive basket with 6 seconds left against Northwestern.