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 16 Oct. 2021.
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