toggle menu
menu
vocabulary
1000+ books
Go to Book

anodyne
used in The Picture of Dorian Gray - 20 chapter version

only 1 use
(click/touch triangles for details)
Definition
a medicine used to relieve pain

or:

something soothing, comforting or mild so as not to upset
  • The air was heavy with the perfume of the flowers, and their beauty seemed to bring him an anodyne for his pain.
    Chapter 7 (69% in)

There are no more uses of "anodyne" in The Picture of Dorian Gray - 20 chapter version.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
Dictionary / pronunciation — Google®Dictionary list — Onelook.com®