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Synonyms for balm
bɑm

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. balm(noun)

    any of various aromatic resinous substances used for healing and soothing

    Synonyms:
    unguent, unction, salve, ointment

  2. ointment, unction, unguent, balm, salve(noun)

    semisolid preparation (usually containing a medicine) applied externally as a remedy or for soothing an irritation

    Synonyms:
    smarm, unction, cream, salve, ointment, emollient, unctuousness, oleaginousness, unguent, smarminess, oiliness, inunction, fulsomeness

Wiktionary

  1. balm(noun)

    Any of various aromatic resins exuded from certain plants, especially trees of the genus Commiphora of Africa, Arabia and India and Myroxylon of South America.

    Synonyms:
    balsam

  2. balm(noun)

    A plant or tree yielding such substance.

    Synonyms:
    balsam

  3. balm(noun)

    Any soothing oil or lotion, especially an aromatic one.

    There is a balm in Gilead.... (Spiritual)

    Synonyms:
    balsam

  4. balm(noun)

    Something soothing.

    Synonyms:
    balsam

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. balm(n)

    Synonyms:
    unguent, ointment, mitigant, anodyne, assuager, nepenthe, balsam

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "balm":

    ointment, analgesia

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How to use balm in a sentence?

  1. Jane Austen:

    Friendship is certainly the finest balm for the pangs of disappointed love.

  2. Brian Gibson:

    I believe the church is essential and its absolutely the answer to get us through this trying time in America, the church is the healing balm that puts us back together.

  3. Denis Watley:

    Where there is life, there is hope. Where there are hopes, there are dreams. Where there are vivid dreams repeated, they become goals. Goals become the action plans and game plans that winners dwell on in intricate detail, knowing that achievement is almost automatic when the goal becomes an inner commitment. The response to the challenges of life -- purpose -- is the healing balm that enables each of us to face up to adversity and strife.

  4. James Henry Leigh Hunt:

    Night's deepest gloom is but a calm; that soothes the weary mind: The labored days restoring balm; the comfort of mankind.

  5. Anne Chapas:

    Waxes and other types of sealants repair the lips by sealing in moisture and helps prevent evaporation of water from our lips, you want to use your lip balm regularly, a couple times a day, and look for ones that have SPF 30. Remember, sun damage occurs on the lips as well as the rest of our body- all year round.

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