- 1.1 (act)gárgaras (feminine plural)1.2 (liquid)
gargarismos (masculine plural)Example sentences
- The infusion of the leaves is a gargle for sore throat.
- Take honey on its own or make a gargle by mixing two tablespoons of set honey with four tablespoons of cider vinegar and a pinch of salt.
- Still, it's better than the salt-water gargle many people recommend for sore throats.
- The muted, standard exhaust is now more of a burbling gargle with undertones of thunder.
- The usual song is a cacophony of gargles, chitters and squawks.
- Myrrh resins and tinctures have also been used as a gargle and mouthwash, made by steeping one teaspoon of myrrh in one pint of boiling water for a few minutes, to treat gum infections, coughs and other chest problems.
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