[ UK /bˈɑːm/ ]
[ US /ˈbɑɫm, ˈbɑm/ ]
  1. semisolid preparation (usually containing a medicine) applied externally as a remedy or for soothing an irritation
  2. any of various aromatic resinous substances used for healing and soothing
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How To Use balm In A Sentence

  • If you lip balm contains phenol, camphor, menthol, peppermint oil or eucalyptus, it's most likely making your lips more chapped than not.
  • The only evidence even remotely suggesting that Persians mummified their dead is from the fifth century B.C. Greek historian Herodotus, who wrote that Persians "embalmed" their dead in wax. Archive 2008-01-01
  • A typical nest thus pointed out by an over-obliging bird was saddled neatly on a horizontal limb of a balm tree at the height of about 30 feet from the ground and the ever-present lake.
  • And while some of us will be hoping for a balmy summer to follow, that could spell more misery for many. The Sun
  • These include sweet cicely, beebalm, yarrow, purple coneflowers and others.
  • My knowledge of lip balm is second to none. Times, Sunday Times
  • Blair's answer should be embalmed in the Labour party constitution, perhaps as a better substitute for the old clause four.
  • Flynn said Hilton denied owning a small plastic "bindle" containing 0.8 grams of cocaine powder that the police lieutenant said fell out when Hilton opened the purse to get a tube of lip balm. CBS3.com - Philadelphia's Source For Breaking News, Weather, Traffic and Sports
  • For wear with battle dress beginning in 1939, tam o'shanters and balmorals were designated as field dress.
  • A simple drive through the countryside, past sheep ranch after sheep ranch, is balm for a weary soul.
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