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smelling salts

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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smelling saltsˈsmelling salts noun [plural]  MHa strong-smelling chemical that you hold under someone’s nose to make them conscious again when they have fainted
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smelling saltsIt often worked like a dose of smelling salts.Otherwise you might have to apply the smelling salts.
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