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amphetamine

[ am-fet-uh-meen, -min ]SEE DEFINITION OF amphetamine

Synonyms for amphetamine

  • stimulant
  • STP
  • analeptic
  • benny
  • crank
  • crystal
  • speed
  • tab
  • upper
  • dexy
  • pep pill
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An amphetamine injection creates a sudden increase in blood pressure that can result in stroke, very high fever, or heart failure.

WORD ORIGIN

1938, contracted from alphamethyl-phenethylamine.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR AMPHETAMINE

pep pill

nounpill with stimulant
  • Meth
  • Methadrine [tm]
  • amphetamine
  • analeptic
  • bennie
  • crank
  • restorative
  • speed
  • stimulant
  • tonic
  • upper
  • uppie
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