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panacea
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Catch-22
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  • Captain Black knew he was a subversive because he wore eyeglasses and used words like panacea and utopia, and because he disapproved of Adolf Hitler, who had done such a great job of combating un-American activities in Germany.

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  • I am skeptical of political panaceas and always look for the unintended consequences.
  • The treatment helps, but it’s no panacea.

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