Thesaurus / anodyne
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As he has in the past, Roberts abstained from a lesson on the court’s independence, instead delivering a more anodyne statement of gratitude for the branch of government he heads.

The peerage, "God bless our old nobility," acts like an anodyne on her.

Some of the remedies he introduced are still in use, notably the spirits of ether, or "Hoffman's anodyne."

Somewhere in his bag, he should have an anodyne tablet that would kill any ache.

Badge of InfamyLester del Rey

In the whole moral physic-shop there is no anodyne like duty, sweetened with a little charity towards your neighbours.

Intellectual effort became first the anodyne of physical evil, then the earnest aim of her life.

EssaysArthur Christopher Benson

At once, the anodyne his pain assuaged, The wound was dried within, and the blood ceased.

Chris had the anodyne tablets already dissolved in water, and Swanee was passing out three lighted bracky weeds.

Badge of InfamyLester del Rey

The preparation of his own financial measures does not act as an anodyne.

There was an anodyne mixture on the rude shelf, which the doctor had left on his morning visit.

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