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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A remedy or medicine proposed for or professing to cure all diseases.

Usage examples (38)
  • Change is an easy panacea. It takes character to stay in one place and be happy there.
  • There is no short or long term panacea for the rescue squad.
  • Ethanol of course is often described as a panacea but it comes with problems of its own.
  • Given that there is no short-term panacea for long-term decline, I'm not sure that it can do other than what it already is doing. for more
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