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A controlled substance.
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  1. A controlled substance.
  2. A drug, such as morphine or heroin, that is derived from opium or an opiumlike compound, relieves pain, often induces sleep, can alter consciousness, and is potentially addictive.
  3. Any of a group of highly addictive analgesic drugs derived from opium or opiumlike compounds. Narcotics can cause drowsiness and significant alterations of mood and behavior.
Something that restores; esp., something that restores to consciousness, as smelling salts
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  1. Something that restores; esp., something that restores to consciousness, as smelling salts
  2. A medicine or other agent that helps to restore health, strength, or consciousness.
A sedative medicine
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  1. A sedative medicine
  2. An agent or a drug having a soothing, calming, or tranquilizing effect.
  3. A drug having a calming or quieting effect, often given to reduce anxiety or to promote relaxation.
Any of various drugs used to treat psychotic states; an antipsychotic drug. Not in scientific use.
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  1. Any of various drugs used to treat psychotic states; an antipsychotic drug. Not in scientific use.
  2. One that serves to tranquilize, as soothing music.
  3. A person or thing that tranquilizes; esp., a depressant drug used as a calming agent in relieving and controlling various emotional disturbances, anxiety neuroses, certain psychoses, etc.
A drink or liquid dose, as of medicine, poison, or a substance thought to have magic power
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  1. A drink or liquid dose, as of medicine, poison, or a substance thought to have magic power
  2. A liquid or liquid mixture, especially one that is medicinal, poisonous, or magical.
Any of various preparations in the form of powder, as certain cosmetics and medicines.
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  1. Any of various preparations in the form of powder, as certain cosmetics and medicines.
  2. Any dry substance in the form of very fine, dustlike particles, produced by crushing, grinding, etc.
  3. A substance consisting of ground, pulverized, or otherwise finely dispersed solid particles.
Any of various sedative narcotics containing opium or one or more of its natural or synthetic derivatives.
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  1. Any of various sedative narcotics containing opium or one or more of its natural or synthetic derivatives.
  2. Any drug containing opium or any of its derivatives, and acting as a sedative and narcotic
  3. A drug, hormone, or other chemical substance having sedative or narcotic effects similar to those containing opium or its derivatives:
A drug regulated by the Federal Controlled Substances Acts, including opiates, depressants, stimulants, and hallucinogens
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  1. A drug regulated by the Federal Controlled Substances Acts, including opiates, depressants, stimulants, and hallucinogens
  2. A drug or chemical substance whose possession and use are prohibited by or regulated under the federal Controlled Substances Act or an analogous state law.
  3. Any drug whose production, possession, importation, and distribution is strictly regulated or outlawed. These include depressants (such as barbiturates), hallucinogens (LSD, mescaline, and peyote), marijuana, opiates (heroin, morphine, and opium), and stimulants (amphetamines and cocaine). The substances are listed in five categories, or schedules, according to their characteristics and the type and degree of regulation is determined by the category the particular substance is in. Any drug whose production, possession, importation, and distribution is strictly regulated or outlawed. These include depressants (such as barbiturates), hallucinogens (LSD, mescaline, and peyote), marijuana, opiates (heroin, morphine, and opium), and stimulants (amphetamines and cocaine). The substances are listed in five categories, or schedules, according to their characteristics and the type and degree of regulation is determined by the category the particular substance is in.
A medication that reduces or eliminates pain.
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  1. A medication that reduces or eliminates pain.
  2. A drug used to eliminate pain; a painkiller. Aspirin and acetaminophen are analgesics.
  3. Any drug, as aspirin, that is taken to relieve pain
A medicine that relieves pain; analgesic
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  1. A medicine that relieves pain; analgesic
  2. An agent, such as an analgesic drug, that relieves pain.
Anything that relieves pain or soothes
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  1. Anything that relieves pain or soothes
  2. A source of soothing comfort.
  3. A medicine, such as aspirin, that relieves pain.
A medicine or other substance to be inhaled as a vapor
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  1. A medicine or other substance to be inhaled as a vapor
  2. A drug, such as an anesthetic or bronchodilator, or another substance, such as saline solution, inhaled for medicinal purposes in vapor or aerosol form.
  3. A substance inhaled as an intoxicant, usually in the form of a vapor.
Plural form of fume
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Any substance tending to induce hallucination
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  1. Any substance tending to induce hallucination
  2. A drug or chemical that causes a person to have hallucinations. Mescaline, LSD, and psilocybin are hallucinogens.
  3. A drug or other substance that produces hallucinations
A drug that is synthesized, especially by genetic engineering, in order to treat a specific medical condition or a specific patient population.
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  1. A drug that is synthesized, especially by genetic engineering, in order to treat a specific medical condition or a specific patient population.
  2. Any of various drugs with properties and effects similar to a known hallucinogen or narcotic but having a slightly altered chemical structure, especially such a drug created in order to evade restrictions against illegal substances.
Tonic water.
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  1. Tonic water.
  2. A carbonated beverage flavored with a little quinine and served in a mixed drink with gin, vodka, etc.; quinine water
  3. A drug, medicine, or other agent for restoring or increasing body tone
A drug, such as a narcotic, that induces stupor.
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  1. A drug, such as a narcotic, that induces stupor.
An agent that causes sleep; a soporific.
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  1. An agent that causes sleep; a soporific.
  2. A person who is hypnotized.
  3. A hypnotized person or one easily hypnotized
Something, as a drug, that causes sleep
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  1. Something, as a drug, that causes sleep
  2. A drug or other substance that induces sleep; a hypnotic.
(Informal) A potent drug, such as heroin or cocaine, that typically leads to physical or psychological dependency
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  1. (Informal) A potent drug, such as heroin or cocaine, that typically leads to physical or psychological dependency
A medicine; substance for curing or healing, or for relieving pain
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  1. A medicine; substance for curing or healing, or for relieving pain
  2. A drug or other substance used to treat disease or injury; a medicine.
  3. The act or process of treating a patient with medicine:
(Law) A means, as court action, by which violation of a right is prevented or compensated for; legal redress
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  1. (Law) A means, as court action, by which violation of a right is prevented or compensated for; legal redress
  2. Any medicine or treatment that cures, heals, or relieves a disease or bodily disorder or tends to restore health
  3. Something, such as a drug or a bandage, that is used to treat a symptom, disease, injury, or other condition.
A written order, especially by a physician, for the preparation and administration of a medicine or other treatment.
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  1. A written order, especially by a physician, for the preparation and administration of a medicine or other treatment.
  2. A prescribed medicine or other treatment:
  3. A doctor's written direction for the preparation and use of medicine, the grinding of lenses for eyeglasses, etc.
(Slang) An unpleasant or boring person
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  1. (Slang) An unpleasant or boring person
  2. (Informal) An oral contraceptive. Used with the.
  3. A small pellet or tablet of medicine, often coated, taken by swallowing whole or by chewing.
(Informal) An oral contraceptive. Used with the.
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  1. (Informal) An oral contraceptive. Used with the.
  2. (--- Slang) A baseball, golf ball, etc.
  3. A small pellet or tablet of medicine, often coated, taken by swallowing whole or by chewing.
An aromatic mixture of carbonate of ammonium with some fragrant scent, used as an inhalant in relieving faintness, headaches, etc.
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  1. An aromatic mixture of carbonate of ammonium with some fragrant scent, used as an inhalant in relieving faintness, headaches, etc.
  2. Any of various preparations of ammonium carbonate and perfume, sniffed as a restorative or stimulant especially to relieve faintness and headache.
  3. Plural form of smelling salt
A pill or capsule containing a drug, esp. a barbiturate, for inducing sleep
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  1. A pill or capsule containing a drug, esp. a barbiturate, for inducing sleep
  2. (Pharmacology) A pill or tablet having a soporific effect.
  3. A drug in the form of a pill or capsule used to relieve insomnia.
An antidepressant drug
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  1. An antidepressant drug
  2. An agent that prevents or counteracts depression.
  3. A drug used to prevent or treat depression.
Someone or something that arouses.
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  1. Someone or something that arouses.
A drug that is believed to be nonaddictive and less damaging to the health than a hard drug.
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  1. A drug that is believed to be nonaddictive and less damaging to the health than a hard drug.
  2. A relatively mild drug, such as marijuana, generally regarded as being nonaddictive
A type of lacquer formerly used to protect, waterproof, and tauten the cloth surfaces of airplane wings.
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  1. A type of lacquer formerly used to protect, waterproof, and tauten the cloth surfaces of airplane wings.
  2. (Chiefly South, Slang) A carbonated drink, usually cola
  3. A dressing, varnish, or filler, as for protecting the cloth covering of airplane wings, surfaces, etc.
That which is higher, contrasted with the lower.
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  1. That which is higher, contrasted with the lower.
  2. (Informal) An upper berth, as in a Pullman car
  3. (Informal) An upper berth.
A depressant or sedative drug, such as a barbiturate or tranquilizer.
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  1. A depressant or sedative drug, such as a barbiturate or tranquilizer.
  2. A depressing experience, person, etc.
  3. One that depresses, such as an experience or person.
Alternating periods of good and bad fortune or spirits.
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  1. Alternating periods of good and bad fortune or spirits.
  2. (Idiomatic) Periods of positive and negative events, moods, or interactions; highs and lows.
To make calm or sleepy
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  1. To make calm or sleepy
  2. To administer a sedative to a person or animal; calm by means of a sedative drug.
  3. To dose with a sedative
To have a calming or soothing effect.
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  1. To have a calming or soothing effect.
  2. To sedate or relieve of anxiety or tension by the administration of a drug.
  3. To become tranquil; relax.
To treat (a disease or condition) with medication.
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  1. To treat (a disease or condition) with medication.
  2. To treat with medication:
  3. To administer a medicinal substance to:
To induce anesthesia in.
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  1. To induce anesthesia in.
  2. To cause anesthesia in; give an anesthetic to
To bring into a state of stupor; stun; make dull or lethargic
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  1. To bring into a state of stupor; stun; make dull or lethargic
  2. To amaze; astonish:
  3. To cause (someone) to be unable to think clearly or be sensitive to the surroundings; daze:
To render insensitive or less sensitive.
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  1. To render insensitive or less sensitive.
  2. To take away the sensitivity of; make less sensitive
  3. To cause to become less sensitive or insensitive.
To subject to a narcotic; stupefy
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  1. To subject to a narcotic; stupefy
  2. To place under the influence of a narcotic.
  3. To lull or dull the senses of
To make or become numb.
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  1. To make or become numb.
  2. To cause to become numb.
To deaden the mind, will, or feelings of
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  1. To deaden the mind, will, or feelings of
  2. To make numb, especially by cold.
  3. To render senseless or inactive, as from shock or boredom:
To take a dose or doses of medicine
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  1. To take a dose or doses of medicine
  2. To give a dose or doses to
(Informal) To administer a narcotic to:
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  1. (Informal) To administer a narcotic to:
  2. To give dope to; treat with dope
  3. To introduce an adulterant, additive, or impurity into (another substance) in order to produce a deliberate change
  1. Medication
  2. An agent that promotes recovery from injury or ailment; a medicine.
A drug or other substance used to treat disease or injury; a medicine.
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  1. A drug or other substance used to treat disease or injury; a medicine.
  2. The act or process of treating a patient with medicine:
  3. A medicine; substance for curing or healing, or for relieving pain
The branch of this science encompassing treatment by drugs, diet, exercise, and other nonsurgical means.
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  1. The branch of this science encompassing treatment by drugs, diet, exercise, and other nonsurgical means.
  2. Something that serves as a remedy or corrective:
  3. The practice of medicine.
A pharmaceutical product; drug
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  1. A pharmaceutical product; drug
Any substance tending to induce hallucination
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  1. Any substance tending to induce hallucination
  2. A drug or chemical that causes a person to have hallucinations. Mescaline, LSD, and psilocybin are hallucinogens.
  3. A drug or other substance that produces hallucinations
Any of a group of highly addictive analgesic drugs derived from opium or opiumlike compounds. Narcotics can cause drowsiness and significant alterations of mood and behavior.
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  1. Any of a group of highly addictive analgesic drugs derived from opium or opiumlike compounds. Narcotics can cause drowsiness and significant alterations of mood and behavior.
  2. A drug, such as morphine or heroin, that is derived from opium or an opiumlike compound, relieves pain, often induces sleep, can alter consciousness, and is potentially addictive.
  3. (--- loosely) Any illicit drug, as LSD or marijuana
Any of various analgesic, narcotic drugs derived from the opium poppy, such as morphine or codeine.
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  1. Any of various analgesic, narcotic drugs derived from the opium poppy, such as morphine or codeine.
  2. A drug, hormone, or other chemical substance having sedative or narcotic effects similar to those containing opium or its derivatives:
  3. Any drug containing opium or any of its derivatives, and acting as a sedative and narcotic
A drug used to stimulate or hinder a racehorse's performance
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  1. A drug used to stimulate or hinder a racehorse's performance
  2. An illicit drug, especially marijuana.
  3. (Informal) Any drug or narcotic, or such drugs collectively
To take a dose or doses of medicine
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  1. To take a dose or doses of medicine
  2. To give a dose or doses to
To treat with medication:
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  1. To treat with medication:
  2. To treat (a disease or condition) with medication.
  3. To administer a medicinal substance to:
To subject to a narcotic; stupefy
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  1. To subject to a narcotic; stupefy
  2. To place under the influence of a narcotic.
  3. To lull or dull the senses of
(Rare) To treat with an opiate
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  1. (Rare) To treat with an opiate
  2. To subject to the action of an opiate.
  3. To dull or deaden as if with a narcotic drug.
To cure or heal.
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  1. To cure or heal.
  2. To have a curative effect on; heal
  3. To dose with medicine, esp. with a cathartic
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