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anesthetic

[ an-uh s-thet-ik ]SEE DEFINITION OF anesthetic

Synonyms for anesthetic

  • opiate
  • analgesic
  • anodyne
  • dope
  • gas
  • hypnosis
  • inhalant
  • shot
  • soporific
  • spinal
  • general anesthetic
  • local anesthetic
  • pain-killer
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Antonyms for anesthetic

  • analeptic
  • stimulant
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ANESTHETIC

Before relief could be administered in the shape of an anesthetic he was dead.

After the use of this anesthetic, primary union is not usual.

Used in podiatry, as an antiseptic, as a disinfectant and as an anesthetic.

But before she goes under the anesthetic she wants to see you.

Give plenty of anesthetic, just as if he seemed fully conscious.

Tropacocaine may replace cocaine in every case as an anesthetic.

The finding of the matches was like an anesthetic to the agony of the clamp on his leg.

The stomach must be empty before administering the anesthetic.

Before the Operation the patient must be made ready to take the anesthetic.

If an anesthetic is to be used these are the pains that call for it.

WORD ORIGIN

alternative spelling of anaesthetic (q.v.). See ae.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR ANESTHETIC

analgesic

nounpain remover
  • anesthetic
  • anodyne
  • painkiller
  • soother

chloroform

nountoxic substance
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