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Treated with or containing menthol.‘mentholated shaving creams’
- ‘The scent and taste of mace is often described as peppery or musty with an almost mentholated note.’
- ‘Even among those subjects recruited in the United States, tobacco exposure may have varied and included mentholated, nonmentholated, or even hand-rolled cigarettes.’
- ‘Add two teaspoonfuls of a mentholated rub and gently inhale the steaming mentholated vapours.’
- ‘Lighting a mentholated cigarette, I strolled by sea grape hedges and through a moongate to a limestone cliff dropping to the Atlantic.’
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