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a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go downAn otherwise unpleasant situation can be pleasant when a pleasant aspect is deliberately introduced.1999, Eli Yassif, The Hebrew Folktale: History, Genre, Meaning, Indiana University Press, ISBN 0253335833, page 372,One is known as the "sweetening parable," that is to say a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down. Thus, when the aim is to preach to the people, to guide them along the "bitter," arduous path of upholding burdensome precepts and prohibitions, a tale can lighten the load, make the "medicine" easier "to swallow."2001, Maureen Reagan, First Father, First Daughter: A Memoir, Little, Brown, ISBN 0316736368, page 319,It put some fun into the tedious business of preparing for a presidential debate. A spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down, right?2004, John Hoover, How to Work for an Idiot: Survive & Thrive... Without Killing Your Boss, Career Press, ISBN 1564147045, page 11,If a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down, a barrel of laughs can wash down the big pills you might need to swallow.
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laughter is the best medicineIt is healthy to laugh.
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medicine mansharman
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socialized medicineA politically charged term used to contrast such systems with free market alternatives and emphasize the perceived link to socialism.
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socialized medicineAn umbrella term for any system of government-run health care.
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taste of one's own medicineHarsh treatment inflicted on one who previously inflicted similar or equivalent treatment on others.
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cat's clawUncaria rhynchophylla, a plant species used in traditional Chinese medicine
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cat's clawUncaria rhynchophylla, a plant species used in traditional Chinese medicine
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cough mixturemedicine
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snake oilA type of 19th century patent medicine sold in the United States that claimed to contain snake fat, supposedly a Native American remedy for various ailments.
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snake oilSnake oil is a traditional Chinese medicine used to treat joint pain.
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