Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb salve

2 senses of salve

Sense 1
salvage, salve, relieve, save -- (save from ruin, destruction, or harm)
       => rescue, deliver -- (free from harm or evil)

Sense 2
salve -- (apply a salve to, usually for the purpose of healing)
       => medicate, medicine -- (treat medicinally, treat with medicine)

Antonyms of adj salving

1 sense of salving

Sense 1
demulcent, emollient, salving, softening -- (having a softening or soothing effect especially to the skin)

INDIRECT (VIA soft) -> hard -- (resisting weight or pressure)

Similarity of adj salving

1 sense of salving

Sense 1
demulcent, emollient, salving, softening -- (having a softening or soothing effect especially to the skin)
       => soft (vs. hard) -- (yielding readily to pressure or weight)

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