verb (used with object), salved, salv·ing.
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verb (used with or without object), salved, salv·ing.
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Example sentences from the Web for salve
Allowing restaurants to sell cocktails-to-go would be a much-needed salve for the beleaguered industryTwin Cities Restaurants Band Together to Push for Legalized Cocktail Sales|Joy Summers|February 1, 2021|Eater
I have tried CBD salves and THC spliffs, no beer and way too much of it.Did Thru-Hiking the Appalachian Trail Ruin My Body?|Grayson Haver Currin|January 25, 2021|Outside Online
Since 1919, Wahl’s products have expanded to include personal massagers, pet groomers, and other hair care salves, shampoos, and lotions.The best beard trimmer: Shape your facial hair with ease|Carsen Joenk|January 19, 2021|Popular Science
This aromatic butternut squash and pear soup is a nourishing salve for chilly days
Washington needed to score to salve its nightmarish start and set up a second-half comeback.How Washington’s passing offense clicked against the Giants — and what it means going forward|Sam Fortier|November 9, 2020|Washington Post
Its readership expands in times when more of us need its particular brand of salve.What the Forward Prize Doesn’t Recognize About Poets|Mandy Kahn|July 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
His only salve has been counting down the days until graduation.
It was comforting, a temporary salve, but we both agreed I should see someone more regularly in New York.
Then came remedies: the powder, the salve, the wondrous elixir.New Study Says Doctors Can’t “Just Say No” to Their Patients|Kent Sepkowitz|March 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
With it, we can help salve the seething anger that the fearful mainstream senses in the streets.
For one minute he even contemplated holding the two up and taking enough to salve his hurt pride and his endangered reputation.Cabin Fever|B. M. Bower
It was a device by which thousands have tried to salve their consciences, and to try to find an excuse for wrong-doing.The Everlasting Arms|Joseph Hocking
How eager they will then be to prove their confidence by exaggerated devotion, to salve their guilty conscience!Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist|Alexander Berkman
Well, I'll make the salve an' do the talkin'; Giz'll sort o' whoop things up a bit and Lut'er'll git cured.Fifty Contemporary One-Act Plays|Various
Still, if trapped thus, they salve their consciences with the remark: The Christian had the sin, and I had the good dinner.The Cradle of Mankind|W.A. Wigram