Example sentences for: panacea

How can you use “panacea” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • It had a touch of skepticism regarding the subject (after all, this was The New Yorker ), but took Disney's town-building attempt seriously--except for the preposterous name, of course, although preposterous town names are hardly unknown in U.S. history--New Hope, for example, or New Harmony, which Andersen mentions, or my favorite, also in Florida, Panacea.

  • King's real heirs are those who, like him, see affirmative action not as a panacea or an end in itself, but as one of many ways to reduce the gap between blacks and the rest of American society bequeathed to us by history.

  • Another widely touted panacea is a foam bedding material developed by NASA.

  • Consider the history of the drug AZT, which has seesawed in the public perception from panacea to poison and back again.

  • But as successful as the system-software strategy has been for Microsoft, it isn't a panacea; see IBM's experience with OS/2 and Jobs' own experience with NeXTStep for counterexamples.


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