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Definition of Balm

Balm

  1. An aromatic plant of the genus Melissa.
  2. The resinous and aromatic exudation of certain trees or shrubs.
  3. Any fragrant ointment.
  4. Anything that heals or that mitigates pain.
  5. To anoint with balm, or with anything medicinal. Hence: To soothe; to mitigate.

Balm Quotations

Friendship is certainly the finest balm for the pangs of disappointed love.
Jane Austen

I'm not shy about wearing a lot of makeup! But when I don't have to be done up, I just use a bit of concealer and maybe some lip balm.
Khloe Kardashian

A conviction that you are a daughter of God gives you a feeling of comfort in your self-worth. It means that you can find strength in the balm of Christ. It will help you meet the heartaches and challenges with faith and serenity.
James E. Faust

This is part of the involuntary bargain we make with the world just by being alive. We get to experiences the splendor of nature, the beauty of art, the balm of love and the sheer joy of existence, always with the knowledge that illness, injury, natural disaster, or pure evil can end it in an instant for ourselves or someone we love.
Jeff Greenfield

For the mind disturbed, the still beauty of dawn is nature's finest balm.
Edwin Way Teale
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Balm Translations

balm in German is Balsam
balm in Latin is unguentum
balm in Norwegian is balsam
balm in Swedish is balsam
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