GRE Word List

EMOLLIENT

soothing or softening remedy (for the skin); ADJ.

The meaning of the word emollient is soothing or softening remedy (for the skin); ADJ..

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nettleirritate; annoy; vex; ADJ. nettlesome
exigencyurgent situation; ADJ. exigent
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