Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


It is a good thing that we did not have to use an anaesthetic.

I must have talked in an odd way, as people do who are recovering from an anaesthetic.

The arm was badly broken, too badly to be set without an anaesthetic.

The doctor showed Arlie how to administer the anaesthetic after he had washed the wound.

The return to reality was as painful as the return to consciousness after taking an anaesthetic.

For the action and use of chloroform as an anaesthetic, see Anaesthesia.

"I found the anaesthetic by its smell soon after I went to Xantra," she explained.

Self-deception is the anaesthetic of life, while God is carving out our beings.

You ought to be undressed, scrubbed, and ready for the anaesthetic yourself.

I consider this anaesthetic the safest the world has yet seen.