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tingk cher

  • n  a substances that colors metals
  • n  an indication that something has been present
    a tincture of condescension
  • n  a quality of a given color that differs slightly from another color
  • n  (pharmacology) a medicine consisting of an extract in an alcohol solution
  • v  fill, as with a certain quality
    The heavy traffic tinctures the air with carbon monoxide
  • v  stain or tint with a color
    The leaves were tinctured with a bright red

  • You fail to state that when drug-buyers ask for mercurochrome, they are not getting the tincture, which Miss Hill described as being more bacteriostatic than a 7% tincture of .
  • Quieting suspicions of mercurochrome's usefulness, she declared that a 2% tincture of mercurochrome stops the growth of germs on the human skin better than a 7% tincture of iodine.
  • Viper tincture, civet tincture, bezoar tincture, ginseng dried extract, crataegus extract, rehmannia dried extract, royal jelly, vitamins B1, B2, B6, B12, E, sodium phosphate .
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  • 'White Tie Ball' mixes allegiances to gangs, family and politics
    KERRY REID reviews 'White Tie Ball' by Teatro Vista at the Biograph Theater ??? Internecine battles have colored American drama for decades, and if one brings a tincture of class resentment to the mix, a la Arthur Miller's "The Price" or Sam Shepard's "True West," so much the better. What playwright Martin Zimmerman's "White Tie Ball" adds to the incendiary concoction is a heightened awareness ...
    Sept. 11, 2013 - Chicago Tribune

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