silver bullet

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silver bullet (plural silver bullets)

  1. A bullet made of silver, usually with reference to the folkloric belief that such bullets are the only weapons which can kill a werewolf.
  2. (idiomatic) Any straightforward solution perceived to have great effectiveness or bring miraculous results.
    There is no silver bullet for this problem. It will take hard work and long hours to fix.
  3. A cocktail somewhat like a martini.

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