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anodyne-noun [an-uh-dahyn]
1. a medicine that relieves or allays pain.
2. anything that relieves distress or pain: The music was an anodyne to his grief.

adjective
3. relieving pain.
4. soothing to the mind or feelings.

http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/anodyne

The children's screaming was anything but an anodyne to her headache, and, in fact, it made her head hurt more.
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