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- adj. tonic
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- adj. Tonic.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
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The smell of the hemlock bark is fresh and tonical, and appetizing in the highest degree.
Indeed I doubt not it was the spirit of madness -- that is certainly tonical when small -- which furnished strength enough to my arm to steer with.
Rheingau -- Johannisberger, Steinberger, Rudesheimer, Rauenthaler, and the like; the red growths of Assmannshausen and Walporzheim; Deidesheimers, with rare bouquets and of tender tonical flavour; Liebfrauenmilch, of flowery perfume; the finest Moselles from Josefshof and Scharzhofberg,