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A brick may be considered a panacea, and may be carried in the hat.

Government interference, the panacea of cranks and schemers.

It is merely a spoon with which the panacea can be administered.

Then rest is sought for—rest is looked for as the panacea for all evils.

I'm not a woman—tears are no panacea for suffering like mine.

He is not offering a panacea for the Jewish problem, universally applicable.

Tea is your panacea for all human ills yet there isn't any nourishment in it.

Liberty was the watchword of society—the panacea for all social ills.

There was Plasmon, that "panacea for all human ills which osteopathy could not reach."

Margaret did not feel as if the dinner-parties would be a panacea.

WORD ORIGIN

"universal remedy," 1540s, from Latin panacea, a herb (variously identified) that would heal all illnesses, from Greek panakeia "cure-all," from panakes "all-healing," from pan- "all" (see pan-) + akos "cure," from iasthai "to heal" (see -iatric). Earlier in English as panace (1510s).

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