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Word: anodyne

Definition: drug that relieves pain or trouble;


More Vocab Words

::: misgivings - doubts
::: vicissitude - change (esp. from good to bad); change of fortune; CF. the last emperor of China
::: inexorable - relentless; unyielding; implacable; not capable of being changed by entreaty or efforts; Ex. inexorable price rises
::: practical - based on experience; of or acquired through practice (rather than theory); useful; Ex. practical man
::: expenditure - payment or expense; expending; something expended; output; Ex. receipt for the expenditure; Ex. expenditure of all the energy
::: propensity - natural inclination
::: dogmatic - opinionated; holding stubbornly to one's opinion; arbitrary; doctrinal
::: sallow - (of the skin) yellowish and unhealthy-looking; sickly in color; Ex. sallow complexion due to jaundice
::: appease - pacify or soothe; Ex. appease a crying baby; N. appeasement
::: impuissance - powerlessness; feebleness