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The meaning of "silver bullet"

" Silver bullet "
A simple and seeming effortless solution to a difficult problem.
We are thousands in debt. That loan seemed to be the silver bullet that would sort out our problems, but it really wasn't.
Where did it originate?:
USA, 1950s.
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