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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A purging medicine adj. - Strongly laxative; Emotionally purging (of e.g. art); Emotionally purging.

Usage examples (36)
  • Ca 'is the abbreviation for the word cathartic, meaning healing.
  • Activated charcoal with a cathartic should be administered.
  • Gamboge is a powerful drastic, hydragogue cathartic, which is apt to produce nausea and vomiting.
  • The experience can only be called cathartic and any listener who has suffered a similar heartbreak will hop on board. for more
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