I crave for the balm of Nature, the anodyne of solitude, the breath of Mother Earth.
Every one in a passion in Italy is styled Eccellenza, as an "anodyne."
Narcotic, anodyne, and anti-spasmodic; ten to twenty grains.
Even the knowledge that he loved her ceased to be an anodyne in those days.
I'd have slapped her across the face as an anodyne if she hadn't been Mekstrom.