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salve

noun uk   /sælv/  us   /sæv/ old-fashioned
[C or U] a liquid or cream used to treat an injured, sore, or dry place on your body [S] something that makes you feel better about a difficult situation

salve

verb uk   /sælv/  us   /sæv/
salve your conscience to do something so that you feel less guilty: He salves his conscience by giving money to charity.
Translations of “salve”
in Vietnamese thuốc mỡ…
in Spanish ungüento, bálsamo…
in Thai ขี้ผึ้งรักษาแผล…
in Malaysian salap…
in French onguent…
in German die Salbe…
in Chinese (Traditional) 藥膏, 軟膏, 油膏…
in Indonesian salep…
in Chinese (Simplified) 药膏, 软膏, 油膏…
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