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1. Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0
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Dictionary Results for laxative:
1. WordNet® 3.0 (2006)
    adj 1: stimulating evacuation of feces [ant: costive]
    n 1: a mild cathartic

2. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Laxative \Lax"a*tive\, a. [L. laxativus mitigating, assuaging:
   cf. F. laxatif. See Lax, a.]
   1. Having a tendency to loosen or relax. --Milton.
      [1913 Webster]

   2. (Med.) Having the effect of loosening or opening the
      intestines, and relieving from constipation; -- opposed to
      astringent. -- n. (Med.) A laxative medicine. See the
      Note under Cathartic.
      [1913 Webster]

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