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  1. balmnoun

    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.


  2. balmnoun

    A plant or tree yielding such substance.


  3. balmnoun

    Any soothing oil or lotion, especially an aromatic one.

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


  4. balmnoun

    Something soothing.


Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. balmnoun

    any of various aromatic resinous substances used for healing and soothing

    unguent, unction, salve, ointment

  2. ointment, unction, unguent, balm, salvenoun

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

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

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  1. balmnoun

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "balm":

    ointment, analgesia

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  1. Oscar Auliq-Ice:

    With forgiveness, we find release, A soothing balm that grants us peace, For in its grace, we learn to let go, Embracing healing's gentle flow.

  2. Dana Oliver:

    I upgraded my preschool-aged son’s body care earlier this year with the Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade-founded brand, i love that the collection uses recycled materials from post-consumer containers. And because I’m someone who cares just as much as what we put in our bodies as on our bodies, the ingredients are just as good for us as they are for the planet. Our cold-weather favorite is the all-over balm because it keeps dry, patchy skin at bay and gives my son an incredible glow!

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. The Daily Beast:

    Conservatives criticize such programs as fueling substance abuse. But activists and many public health experts say these sorts of programs provide a significant degree of safety and support to vulnerable people, while HHS declined to specify any elements of smoking kits that may qualify, non-governmental organization Harm Reduction International lists some typical items, including brass screen filters, rubber mouthpieces to limit burning, lip balm, and disinfectant wipes.

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