anodyne

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anodyne

a drug that relieves pain; analgesic
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I was living too high to stand in need of an anodyne. All my waking hours, except those with that infernal typewriter, were spent in a creative heaven.
I shall always be pointed at as the girl who flavored a cake with anodyne liniment.
The anodyne of muddledom, by which most men blur and blend their mistakes, never passed Leonard's lips--