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emollient
American English: /əˈmɑljənt/
British English: /ɪˈmɒlɪənt/

Translation of emollient in Spanish:

noun

uncountable or countable

adjective

  • 1
    (cream/lotion)
    emoliente
    Example sentences
    • It is an incredibly emollient skin-shielding cream - perfect for preventing chapped skin.
    • The emollient creams make the top layers of skin seem moister for a short time, but the other ingredients are actually drying the skin so you have to use more of the lotion, etc.
    • Very occasionally, emollient creams may sting the skin when first applied to very dry skin.
  • 2 (appeasing)
    Example sentences
    • The bombings and attempted bombings in London have brought home to the American public that we face implacable enemies unwilling to be appeased by even the most emollient diplomacy.
    • By and large, this approach has proved useful and even emollient.
    • At the local carabinieri station, an officer was more emollient: ‘By the end of the month everything should be resolved.’
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