Day-40 (Panacea)

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Word:
Panacea

Status:
Noun

Meaning:
A solution or remedy for all difficulties and illnesses.

Sentences:
1) The law will improve the lives of local farmers, but it is no panacea.
2) She seems to believe that chicken soup is a panacea for all illnesses.

Origin:
Latin, from Greek panakeia, from panakēs which means 'all healing'. Pan means 'all' while akos means 'remedy'.

First use:
1548

Synonyms:
elixer, nostrum, cure-all, theriac, catholicon

Antonyms:
poison, tonic

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