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use "placebo" in a sentence

Patients taking DDAVP are 4.5 times more likely to stay dry than those taking a placebo.

151 650-657 Faraone, Biederman, Spencer and Wilens (2000) The drug-placebo response curve: a new method for assessing drug effects in clinical trials.

Many respond to " placebo " interventions
necessary evil, if only to placate meddlesome generals.

Sometimes these ghosts would be deified in order to placate their spirits.

In spite of attempts to placate these Native Americans, an attack ensued and nearly the entire migrant party was killed and their livestock driven off.

just as the Kemp-led mob storms the laboratory, Dr. Frankenstein transfers some of his stabilizing intellect to the creature who, as a result, is able to reason with and placate the mob.

Though humans might try to placate or earn the favor of these beings by worshiping them, the Old Ones are not welcoming of such veneration and moreover are quick to exploit the gullibility of their worshipers to further their own agenda.

Burston failed to placate Rowell, and Rowell was relieved.

Members of the team start to die in various attacks while the survivors struggle to placate the unthinkably powerful, childlike, and temperamental jerry, who seems not to have any concept of death and thinks them a source of amusement.

Inside, jae suddenly reveals that he plans to marry a woman he met in America, and has been seeing Sun only to placate his parents.

He invites the last envoys from Athens, who hoped Timon might placate Alcibiades, to go hang themselves, and then dies in the wilderness.

Old photo of the Blue Mosque, taken before 1895. After the Peace of Zsitvatorok and the unfavourable result of the wars with Persia, Sultan Ahmed I decided to build a large mosque in Istanbul to placate Allah.

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