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synonyms for anaesthetic

  • opiate
  • analgesic
  • anodyne
  • dope
  • gas
  • inhalant
  • shot
  • soporific
  • spinal
  • general anesthetic
  • hypnotic
  • local anesthetic
  • narcotic
  • pain-killer

antonyms for anaesthetic

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  • analeptic
  • stimulant
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How to use anaesthetic in a sentence

Ketamine has long been approved in the US as an anaesthetic.
KETAMINE’S PROMISE AS AN ANTIDEPRESSANT IS BEING UNDERMINED BY ITS LACK OF PROFITOLIVIA GOLDHILLAUGUST 6, 2020QUARTZ
Corydon promptly did so, and another doctor who was to administer the anaesthetic came to her side.
LOVE'S PILGRIMAGEUPTON SINCLAIR
In the early part of the war particularly many a young man had to face even serious operations without an anaesthetic.
HEALTH THROUGH WILL POWERJAMES J. WALSH
He replied that he would be ready for the operation at the time suggested, but that he would not take an anaesthetic.
HEALTH THROUGH WILL POWERJAMES J. WALSH
Arnald also revived the search for some anaesthetic that would produce insensibility to pain in surgical operations.
A HISTORY OF SCIENCE, VOLUME 2(OF 5)HENRY SMITH WILLIAMS
The involuntary start that shook the pine cone from his hand freed Phil's nostrils of the anaesthetic.
THE SHORT LIFEFRANCIS DONOVAN
As very strong currents are required for this latter, the patient has first to be anaesthetized by a general anaesthetic.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 9, SLICE 3VARIOUS
At times the need for haste was such that it was impossible to wait for the anaesthetic to take effect.
ALL ROADS LEAD TO CALVARYJEROME K. JEROME
And the soul writhed, like an animal stretched and strapped upon the board, to whom no anaesthetic, had been given.
THE WOMAN WITH THE FANROBERT HICHENS
He replied that he would be ready for the operation at the time appointed, but that he would not take an anaesthetic.
RELIGION AND HEALTHJAMES J. WALSH
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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