Adjective "Salving" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Salving


    Definition:

    1. a medicinal ointment for healing or relieving wounds and sores.

    2. anything that soothes, mollifies, or relieves. verb (used with object), salved, salving.

    3. to soothe with or as if with salve; assuage: to salve one's conscience.

    Origin:
    salve

    Examples:

    "barns can be salving."