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panacea

Postby KatyBr » Wed Jan 18, 2006 2:50 pm

pan·a·ce·a (pn-s)
n.
A remedy for all diseases, evils, or difficulties; a cure-all.



[Latin panaca, from Greek panakeia, from panaks, all-healing : pan-, pan- + akos, cure.]



pana·cean adj.
Noun 1. panacea - hypothetical remedy for all ills or diseases; once sought by the alchemists
cure-all, nostrum
curative, cure, remedy - a medicine or therapy that cures disease or relieve pain
elixir - a substance believed to cure all ills
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My panacea is a hot bath, for someone who doesn't take drugs this seems to work best for me.

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Postby Brazilian dude » Wed Jan 18, 2006 4:14 pm

Haven't we discussed this word already or it's one of my deja vus?

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Postby tcward » Wed Jan 18, 2006 4:23 pm

Nice try, Katy, but we did already discuss this... and you suggested it then, too! :)

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P.S. It was also already chosen as GWotD back in August of last year, I think...
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Postby Brazilian dude » Wed Jan 18, 2006 4:42 pm

Georgette's panacea is a long hot bath, which she never hesitated to suggest to her friends.


My panacea is a hot bath, for someone who doesn't take drugs this seems to work best for me.


Katy and Georgette are so similar. I think Katy and she should be friends.

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Postby tcward » Wed Jan 18, 2006 4:47 pm

Maybe Katy got the idea from Georgette -- after all, she never hesitates to suggest...

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Postby KatyBr » Wed Jan 18, 2006 4:48 pm

I thought we might have but I fergits so much these days....

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gonna go take a bath now.[aside]darn, now they know my real name hmmmm[/aside]
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Postby Brazilian dude » Wed Jan 18, 2006 4:48 pm

Good one, Tim.

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