What is another word for cerate?

Pronunciation: [sˈɛɹe͡ɪt] (IPA)

Cerate is a noun that refers to a waxy substance. Some synonyms for cerate include ointment, balm, salve, and unguent. These all describe medicinal or cosmetic agents that are applied to the skin to provide relief from various ailments. Another synonym is emollient, which is any substance that softens and soothes the skin. Cerate can also be described as a type of pomade or wax that is used in haircare. Therefore, some other synonyms for cerate in this context would include hair gel, hair wax, or hair putty. All of these words describe substances that are used to style or manipulate hair to achieve a desired look.

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What are the hypernyms for Cerate?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • hypernyms for cerate (as nouns)

What are the hyponyms for Cerate?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.

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Usage examples for Cerate

Their smart upon the mind is like cantharides on the skin but often requires something more than a cabbage leaf and cerate to heal it.
"Sages and Heroes of the American Revolution"
L. Carroll Judson
Before the hands are washed, rub them thoroughly with a little of the cerate, then wash them as usual.
"Young's Demonstrative Translation of Scientific Secrets"
Daniel Young
Make it warm, get ready cloths, cerate, greasy wool and bandages for his ankle.
"The Eleven Comedies"
Aristophanes et al

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