1 anything soothing and comforting. 2 a drug used by the ancients to give relief from pain and sorrow (by some supposed to have been opium or hashish).
Margaret was lulled into a quiet slumber by the nepenthe made from scotch and a crushed-up Tylenol PM.
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Modern Language Association (MLA Style)
Nepenthe. The Effin Word, The Effin Word, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/nepenthe. Accessed 29 May 2023.
The Chicago Manual of Style (Chicago Style)
The Effin Word, s.v. nepenthe, accessed May 29, 2023, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/nepenthe.
American Psychological Association (APA Style)
The Effin Word. (n.d.). Nepenthe. In The Effin Word. Retrieved May 29, 2023, from https://effinwords.com/dictionary/nepenthe