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Definition 1: toiletry consisting of any of various substances in the form of a thick liquid that have a soothing and moisturizing effect when applied to the skin - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for emollient in the sense of this definition

(emollient is a kind of ...) artifacts used in making your toilet (washing and taking care of your body)

(... is a kind of emollient ) a cream used cosmetically (mostly by women) for softening and cleaning the skin

(... is a kind of emollient ) moisturizing cream for the hands

(... is a kind of emollient ) an emollient containing wool fat (a fatty substance obtained from the wool of sheep)

(... is a kind of emollient ) an aromatic ointment used in antiquity

(... is a kind of emollient ) a cream spread on the skin; contains a chemical (as PABA) to filter out ultraviolet light and so protect from sunburn

Definition 2: having a softening or soothing effect especially to the skin - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Synonyms for emollient in the sense of this definition

(emollient is similar to ...) yielding readily to pressure or weight

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