Part of speech: noun

A pretended universal remedy.

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Usage examples "panacea":

  1. To feel its throbbings day after day without the power to claim a panacea from another's love. - "Lily Pearl and The Mistress of Rosedale", Ida Glenwood.
  2. I say that because we must be very careful to guard against the notion that there is any one panacea for this sort of thing. - "The Teaching of Geometry", David Eugene Smith.
  3. It makes no difference what the panacea is, if you only have the b- b- brains to fool the people. - "The Redemption of David Corson", Charles Frederic Goss.