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anodyne

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1 something (as a drug) that relieves pain
  • the dentist prescribed an anodyne after the root canal
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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
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