Friday, October 30, 2009


Anodyne: Anodyne is a synonym for analgesia, both Latinate words meaning without pain, using the popular prefixes (a-, an-) as in atonal, asocial, antagonist, and androgynous.
The amnesia of comfort, soothing, anodyne, too seductive. They were
all too soon back to themselves.
A Book for Today: The Piano Teacher by Janice Y K Lee

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