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anodyne

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anodyne

noun

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  1. 1 something (as a drug) that relieves pain the dentist prescribed an anodyne after the root canal Synonyms analgesic, anesthetic, painkillerRelated Words sedative, tranquilizer (also tranquillizer); narcotic, opiate

  2. 2 something that soothes, calms, or induces passivity or a sense of security as an anodyne for the stress and superficiality of the modern world, there's nothing better than reading a literary classic of substance and insight Synonyms anesthetic, opiate, narcoticRelated Words security blanket; pacifier, palliative; hypnotic, sedative, soporific, tranquilizer (also tranquillizer)


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