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balsam

noun [C or U]
 
 
/ˈbɒl.səm/ US  /ˈbɑːl-/
a pleasant-smelling substance used as the base for medical or beauty treatments
(治療或美容用的)香膏,香脂,香液
a balsam shampoo
洗髮香液
Specific medicines and drugsSpecific types of drugToiletry and perfumes
anything believed to heal (= make well again) the body or mind
慰藉,能使身體或心靈痊癒的東西
Great literature is balsam to the soul.
偉大的文學是心靈的慰藉。
Restoring and reviving
(Definition of balsam from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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