tonic

Part of speech: adjective

Pertaining to tension.

Part of speech: adjective

Invigorating; bracing.

Part of speech: adjective

Pertaining to tone or tones.

Part of speech: noun

A tonic medicine or anything invigorating.

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Usage examples "tonic":

  1. His kind looks and words were an excellent tonic. - "Reminiscences of Charles Bradlaugh", George W. Foote.
  2. A woman who has proved to her own satisfaction that marriage is a failure is at times a great tonic to other women. - "The Melting of Molly", Maria Thompson Daviess.
  3. But you've left off your tonic. - "Superseded", May Sinclair.