What does the word tonic mean?

Usage examples for tonic

  1. " It is an altered chord, the altered tone being the super- tonic. – The So-called Human Race by Bert Leston Taylor
  2. The Baroness drank a quart of hot water every morning as a tonic for her system, and another quart after breakfast to reduce her flesh. – An Ambitious Man by Ella Wheeler Wilcox
  3. However, it has become Sadie Kate's daily duty to treat those spots with your hair tonic. – Dear Enemy by Jean Webster

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