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em·bro·cate

 (ĕm′brə-kāt′)
tr.v. em·bro·cat·ed, em·bro·cat·ing, em·bro·cates
To moisten and rub (a part of the body) with a liniment or lotion.

[Medieval Latin embrocāre, embrocāt-, from Late Latin embrocha, lotion, from Greek embrokhē, from embrekhein, to foment : en-, in; see en-2 + brekhein, to wet.]

embrocate

(ˈɛmbrəʊˌkeɪt)
vb
(Medicine) (tr) to apply a liniment or lotion to (a part of the body)
[C17: from Medieval Latin embrocāre, from embrocha poultice, from Greek embrokhē lotion, infusion, from brokhē a moistening]

em•bro•cate

(ˈɛm broʊˌkeɪt, -brə-)

v.t. -cat•ed, -cat•ing.
to moisten and rub with a liniment or lotion.
[1605–15; < Medieval Latin embrocātus, past participle of embrocāre, derivative of Late Latin embroch(a) moist dressing < Greek embrochḗ liniment, n. derivative of embréchein to embrocate]

embrocate


Past participle: embrocated
Gerund: embrocating

Imperative
embrocate
embrocate
Present
I embrocate
you embrocate
he/she/it embrocates
we embrocate
you embrocate
they embrocate
Preterite
I embrocated
you embrocated
he/she/it embrocated
we embrocated
you embrocated
they embrocated
Present Continuous
I am embrocating
you are embrocating
he/she/it is embrocating
we are embrocating
you are embrocating
they are embrocating
Present Perfect
I have embrocated
you have embrocated
he/she/it has embrocated
we have embrocated
you have embrocated
they have embrocated
Past Continuous
I was embrocating
you were embrocating
he/she/it was embrocating
we were embrocating
you were embrocating
they were embrocating
Past Perfect
I had embrocated
you had embrocated
he/she/it had embrocated
we had embrocated
you had embrocated
they had embrocated
Future
I will embrocate
you will embrocate
he/she/it will embrocate
we will embrocate
you will embrocate
they will embrocate
Future Perfect
I will have embrocated
you will have embrocated
he/she/it will have embrocated
we will have embrocated
you will have embrocated
they will have embrocated
Future Continuous
I will be embrocating
you will be embrocating
he/she/it will be embrocating
we will be embrocating
you will be embrocating
they will be embrocating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been embrocating
you have been embrocating
he/she/it has been embrocating
we have been embrocating
you have been embrocating
they have been embrocating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been embrocating
you will have been embrocating
he/she/it will have been embrocating
we will have been embrocating
you will have been embrocating
they will have been embrocating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been embrocating
you had been embrocating
he/she/it had been embrocating
we had been embrocating
you had been embrocating
they had been embrocating
Conditional
I would embrocate
you would embrocate
he/she/it would embrocate
we would embrocate
you would embrocate
they would embrocate
Past Conditional
I would have embrocated
you would have embrocated
he/she/it would have embrocated
we would have embrocated
you would have embrocated
they would have embrocated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.embrocate - administer an oil or ointment to embrocate - administer an oil or ointment to ; often in a religious ceremony of blessing
bless - give a benediction to; "The dying man blessed his son"
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