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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishanodynean‧o‧dyne1 /ˈænədaɪn/ adjective formal  OFFENDexpressed in a way that is unlikely to offend anyone syn bland anodyne topics of conversation
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anodyneThe introductions in both books are anodyne and brief.He thus seems to go too far initially, and then shrink back to an anodyne conclusion.Curiously anodyne music from heroes that hip-hop forgot.For the next five years, until his death in 1953, he ground out anodyne pieces.The only consultations now were with Beckman's market research consultancy over anodyne questions of marketing.
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anodyneanodyne2 noun [countable]  1 MH technical a medicine that reduces pain syn painkiller2 formalCOMFORT/MAKE somebody FEEL BETTER an activity or thing that comforts people
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