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tonic US English

A medicinal substance taken to give a feeling of vigor or well-being

tonic US Thesaurus

ginseng can be used as a natural tonic

tonic–clonic US English

Of or characterized by successive phases of tonic and clonic spasm (as in grand mal epilepsy)

nerve tonic US English

A remedy thought to stimulate or benefit the nerves (also figurative).

post-tonic US English

Following an accented syllable.

skin tonic US English

An astringent cosmetic used as a toner for the face; chiefly as a mass noun.

tonic sol-fa US English

A system of naming the notes of the scale (usually do, re, mi, fa, sol, la, ti) developed in England and used especially to teach singing, with do as the keynote of all major keys and la as the keynote of all minor keys

tonic water US English

A bitter carbonated soft drink made with quinine, used especially as a mixer with gin or other liquors (originally used as a stimulant of appetite and digestion)

gin and tonic US English

A drink of gin and tonic water