Refrigerative
Refrigerative Re*frig"er*a*tive (r?*fr?j"?r*?*t?v), a. [Cf. F. r['e]frig['e]ratif.] Cooling; allaying heat. -- n. A refrigerant. [1913 Webster]

Crazed brains should come under a refrigerative treatment. --I. Taylor. [1913 Webster]


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