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noun as in cure-all

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It’s not a panacea or a way to fully absolve ourselves of responsibility, but offsets can help, especially where eliminating emissions won’t happen easily—just be sure to do your homework to find a solid program.

The challenge for Kohl’s will be to avoid the trap Penney fell into, thinking that Sephora was a panacea to its overall difficulties.

From Fortune

Still, technology may not be a panacea for the hard-pressed farming sector.

From Fortune

Free fridges are not a panacea to food insecurity, says Sam Pawliger, who is heading up a community fridge project out of the Clinton Hill Fort Greene Mutual Aid group in Brooklyn.

From Eater

They have to acknowledge that recreation is not a panacea and that there are hard things that come with the outsize power of visitors there for the outdoors.

CAP came out for airstrikes against ISIS inside Iraq in June, but warned they were not a panacea.

Relying on a phone call a week from your kids is hardly a panacea for loneliness.

The Common Core standards are not a panacea; much depends on the curricula that states and districts select to implement them.

In these parts of the world it was (and probably still is) the local panacea of choice.

But Levy does admit that his “fantasy” is no short-term panacea.

Ahimsa truly understood is in my humble opinion a panacea for all evils mundane and extra-mundane.

Take him in repose, and he looked a lank ascetic who dreamed of a happy land where flagellation was a joy and pain a panacea.

She saw a pained look flit over the countenance of the visitor, and administered the only panacea she possessed.

I shall next proceed to consider the Bill which the Government have introduced as a panacea for the woes of Ireland.

They contained about 60% alcohol, therefore it was a panacea for all ills that Harrison was afflicted with, and he had many.


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On this page you'll find 22 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to panacea, such as: elixir, catholicon, cure, nostrum, relief, and remedy.

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