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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Nepenthe. The Effin Word, The Effin Word, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/nepenthe. Accessed 3 Feb. 2023.
The Effin Word, s.v. nepenthe, accessed February 3, 2023, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/nepenthe.
The Effin Word. (n.d.). Nepenthe. In The Effin Word. Retrieved February 3, 2023, from https://effinwords.com/dictionary/nepenthe