Definition of Detersives

1. Noun. (plural of detersive) ¹



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Definition of Detersives

1. detersive [n] - See also: detersive

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Detersives

deterrent
deterrent example
deterrently
deterrents
deterrer
deterrers
deterring
deterritorialization
deterritorializations
deters
detersion
detersions
detersive
detersively
detersiveness
detersives (current term)
detest
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detestable
detestableness
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detestation
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detester
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detesting
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Literary usage of Detersives

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1. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1843)
"... and manly independence, serving as detersives of the grosser humours of commercial life, and which, filtering through the successive strata of society, ..."

2. A Dictionary of terms used in medicine and the collateral sciences by Richard Dennis Hoblyn (1900)
"Lotions, or other applications, for cleansing sores. Applied to suppurating surfaces, they are called detersives. ..."

3. Edinburgh Medical and Surgical Journal (1822)
"The next dressing, 1 was provided with vulnerary injections, such as have been set down in sinuous ulcers, and dressed him up with detersives, ..."

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