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Word: anodyne

Definition: drug that relieves pain or trouble;


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::: crest - top (as of a hill or wave); showy feathers on the head of a bird
::: contumacious - stubborn and disobedient; resisting authority (esp. disobedient to an order made by a court)
::: frock - long loose garment (worn by monks)
::: centurion - Roman army officer (commanding a company of about 100 soldiers)
::: demographic - related to population balance; N. demography: statistical study of human population
::: adjacent - adjoining; neighboring; close by
::: purveyor - furnisher of foodstuffs; caterer; V. purvey: supply (eg. food); furnish; CF. provide
::: vagabond - wanderer (without a permanent home); tramp
::: blemish - mar; spoil the beauty or perfection of; N: flaw or defect (that spoils perfection); Ex. blemishes in the crystal; CF. unblemished
::: seethe - be violently disturbed; boil; (of a liquid) move about wildly as if boiling; Ex. The nation was seething with discontent.