Test Prep Vocabulary – analgesic

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Sometimes when one is hurting, one hopes drugs will provide a quick and easy analgesic for what has wounded the soul, but too often this causes greater pain.

Today’s Test Prep Vocabulary:  analgesic

something that reduces or eliminates pain

Word Building: (Greek)

an- – not
algein – to feel pain
-ic – suffix forming an adjective

Sample Sentence:

The woman hoped the analgesic would provide her with relief.

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