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synonyms for laudanum

  • anesthetic
  • dope
  • hard drug
  • heroin
  • merchandise
  • opiate
  • opium
  • painkiller
  • sedative
  • tranquilizer
  • analgesic
  • anodyne
  • downer
  • fix
  • hypnotic
  • junk
  • lenitive
  • soporific
  • stuff
  • hard stuff
  • nepenthe
  • somnifacient
  • stupefacient
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How to use laudanum in a sentence

An hour later, I heard he was dead: that on his way to his home he had purchased a bottle of laudanum and swallowed the contents!
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
Glancing out I saw one of the calves investigating a bed of poppies as if meditating a dose of laudanum to induce sleepfulness.
THE RED COW AND HER FRIENDSPETER MCARTHUR
Do not put laudanum or other remedies into the ear, other than are herein suggested, without your physician's knowledge.
THE MOTHER AND HER CHILDWILLIAM S. SADLER
Paregoric and laudanum, medicines sometimes given to young children, are examples of dangerous drugs that contain opium.
A CIVIC BIOLOGYGEORGE WILLIAM HUNTER
This note and a laudanum bottle were beside her when, next morning, she was found lying dead.
THE LIFE AND LETTERS OF MARY WOLLSTONECRAFT SHELLEY, VOLUME I (OF 2)FLORENCE A. THOMAS MARSHALL
She was roused by the entrance of Marriott, who came into the room to ask whether she would now take her laudanum.
TALES AND NOVELS, VOLUME 3 (OF 10)MARIA EDGEWORTH
Forget the nonsense I talked to you last night, my dear, or fancy that I was then under the dominion of laudanum.
TALES AND NOVELS, VOLUME 3 (OF 10)MARIA EDGEWORTH
She owned to have been guilty of many enormities, and attributed her frequent gusts of passion to the use of laudanum.
THE CHRONICLES OF CRIME OR THE NEW NEWGATE CALENDAR. V. 1/2CAMDEN PELHAM
Administer an ounce of castor oil in gruel, adding twenty drops of Laudanum if there has been straining or evidences of pain.
A TREATISE ON SHEEP:AMBROSE BLACKLOCK
I took the residue of the laudanum myself, and discharged two pistols at my head.
THE CHRONICLES OF CRIME OR THE NEW NEWGATE CALENDAR. V. 1/2CAMDEN PELHAM
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WORDS RELATED TO LAUDANUM

  • analgesic
  • anesthetic
  • anodyne
  • dope
  • downer
  • fix
  • hard drug
  • hard stuff
  • heroin
  • hypnotic
  • junk
  • laudanum
  • lenitive
  • merchandise
  • nepenthe
  • opiate
  • opium
  • painkiller
  • sedative
  • somnifacient
  • soporific
  • stuff
  • stupefacient
  • tranquilizer
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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