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emollient

noun [C] uk   /ɪˈmɒl.i.ənt/  us   /-ˈmɑː.li-/
a cream or liquid that makes dry or sore skin softer or less painful

emollient

adjective uk   /ɪˈmɒl.i.ənt/  us   /-ˈmɑː.li-/
helping to treat dry, sore skin: an emollient cream formal making people calm and avoiding argument: an emollient mood/tone
Translations of “emollient”
in Chinese (Traditional) 潤膚劑,護膚霜…
in Chinese (Simplified) 润肤剂,护肤霜…
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