tonic, tonic water, quinine water(noun)
lime- or lemon-flavored carbonated water containing quinine
pop, soda, soda pop, soda water, tonic(noun)
a sweet drink containing carbonated water and flavoring
"in New England they call sodas tonics"
dada, soda ash, club soda, sodium carbonate, pa, keynote, popping, pappa, dad, seltzer, washing soda, sparkling water, pop, papa, daddy, restorative, carbonated water, sal soda, pop music, quinine water, tonic water, soda water, soda pop, soda
(music) the first note of a diatonic scale
a medicine that strengthens and invigorates
of or relating to or producing normal tone or tonus in muscles or tissue
"a tonic reflex"; "tonic muscle contraction"
employing variations in pitch to distinguish meanings of otherwise similar words
"Chinese is a tonal language"
used of syllables
"a tonic syllables carries the main stress in a word"
relating to or being the keynote of a major or minor scale
bracing, brisk, fresh, refreshing, refreshful, tonic(adj)
imparting vitality and energy
"the bracing mountain air"
spanking, bracing, wise, refreshful, lively, refreshing, fresh, new, snappy, novel, brisk, tonal, smart, reinvigorated, unfermented, accented, impertinent, sweet, unused, saucy, merry, clean, sassy, impudent, refreshed, invigorated, zippy, rattling, overbold, alert
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Soft drink, see there
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How to use tonic in a sentence?
Difficulties should act as a tonic. They should spur us to greater exertion.
Adversity is, to me at least, a tonic and a bracer.
Laughter is the tonic, the relief, the surcease for pain.
Wise are they who have learned these truths Trouble is temporary. Time is tonic. Tribulation is a test tube.
Much of what we call evil is due entirely to the way men take the phenomenon. It can so often be converted into a bracing and tonic good by a simple change of the sufferer's inner attitude from one of fear to one of fight; its string can so often depart and turn into a relish when, after vainly seeking to shun it, we agree to face about and bear it...
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