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ointment

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a smooth substance that is rubbed on the skin to help heal a wound or to reduce pain or discomfort
  • You should put some ointment on that cut.

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The first known use of ointment was in the 14th century

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“Ointment.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/ointment. Accessed 4 Aug. 2021.

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