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1‘for over five thousand years ginseng has been used as a natural tonic’
stimulant, restorative, refresher, cordial
informal pick-me-up, bracer, livener
2‘we found the change of scene a tonic’
boost, stimulant, fillip, pleasure
stimulus, spur, push
informal shot in the arm, pick-me-up, reviver
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