remedy

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remedy for hearing loss or deafness acoustic
remedy that alleviates pain without curing alleviant , alleviator , palliative
remedy that counteracts a poison antidote
poison, remedy to counteract effects of antidote , antitoxin , antivenin
remedy that stops or controls the effects of a poison antidote , counterpoison
semisolid preparation (usually containing a medicine) applied externally as a remedy or for soothing an irritation balm , ointment , salve , unction , unguent
comprehensive term for any proceeding in a court of law whereby an individual seeks a legal remedy case , causa , cause , lawsuit , suit
hypothetical remedy for all ills or diseases; once sought by the alchemists catholicon , cure-all , nostrum , panacea
remedy, universal catholicon , panacea
hairy aromatic perennial herb having whorls of small white purple-spotted flowers in a terminal spike; used in the past as a domestic remedy; strongly attractive to cats catmint , catnip , Nepeta cataria
(law) a judicial remedy issued in order to prohibit a party from doing or continuing to do a certain activity cease and desist order , enjoining , enjoinment , injunction
legal action to protect a private civil right or to compel a civil remedy (as distinguished from criminal prosecution) civil action
tropical Asian tree with hard white wood and bark formerly used as a remedy for dysentery and diarrhea conessi , Holarrhena antidysenterica , Holarrhena pubescens , ivory tree , kurchee , kurchi
hearing that is granted in extraordinary situations where the normal judicial process would be inadequate to secure due process because the person would be harmed or denied their rights before a judicial remedy became available (as in deportation or loss fair hearing
European mint with aromatic and pungent leaves used in perfumery and as a seasoning in cookery; often cultivated as a remedy for bruises; yields hyssop oil hyssop , Hyssopus officinalis
remedy that eases pain and discomfort lenitive
remedy (drug or therapy or preventive) that cures or prevents a disease magic bullet
improve and remedy make amends , make restitution , redress
remedy, quack nostrum
remedy for all ills panacea
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