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purgative

 
Adjective purgative has 1 sense
  1. cathartic, evacuant, purgative - strongly laxative
    Antonym: costive (indirect, via laxative)
Noun purgative has 1 sense
  1. purgative, cathartic, physic, aperient - a purging medicine; stimulates evacuation of the bowels
    --1 is a kind of medicine, medication, medicament, medicinal drug
    --1 has particulars:
     aloes, bitter aloes; castor oil; Epsom salts; laxative; milk of magnesia, magnesium hydroxide; Seidlitz powder, Seidlitz powders, Rochelle powder
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