cathartic has definitions from the fields of medicine,pharmacology
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[ adjective ] strongly laxative

Synonyms

purgative evacuant

Related terms

laxative

2
[ adjective ] emotionally purging (of e.g. art)

Synonyms

releasing

Related terms

art emotional

3
[ adjective ] emotionally purging

Related terms

healthful

4
[ noun ] (medicine,pharmacology) a purging medicine; stimulates evacuation of the bowels
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