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  • adj.dulling, painkilling
  • nounpowerful drug inducing anesthesia or sleep

synonyms for narcotic

  • calming
  • analgesic
  • anesthetic
  • deadening
  • hypnotic
  • opiate
  • sedative
  • soporific
  • numbing
  • somnifacient
  • somnific
  • somnolent
  • somnorific
  • soporiferous
  • stupefacient
  • stupefactive
  • stupefying

antonyms for narcotic

MOST RELEVANT
  • exciting
  • stimulating
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    In June 2014, narcotics Detective Thomas Ramirez and his partner stopped a car in Queens for a traffic infraction.
    WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE WHEN THE NEW YORK CITY POLICE COMMISSIONER HAS “UNCHECKED POWER” OVER OFFICER DISCIPLINEBY MOLLIE SIMON, LENA V. GROEGER, ERIC UMANSKY AND ADRIANA GALLARDODECEMBER 11, 2020PROPUBLICA
    In the United States, for example, drugs such as cocaine used to be called narcotics.
    SCIENTISTS SAY: NARCOTICBETHANY BROOKSHIREOCTOBER 26, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
    That’s because the word “narcotic” once meant any drug that was forbidden.
    SCIENTISTS SAY: NARCOTICBETHANY BROOKSHIREOCTOBER 26, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
    Other drugs such as alcohol can sometimes be called narcotics as well.
    SCIENTISTS SAY: NARCOTICBETHANY BROOKSHIREOCTOBER 26, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
    Matthew O’Deane started off as a National City police officer in 1992, then became a San Diego gang and narcotics investigator, a gang prosecution unit investigator, and now teaches upcoming police officers.
    WHILE WE’RE RETHINKING POLICING, IT’S TIME TO END GANG INJUNCTIONSJAMIE WILSONSEPTEMBER 15, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
    Botanists have enumerated between forty and fifty varieties of the tobacco plant who class them all among the narcotic poisons.
    TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
    Some writers have concluded that the plant served as a narcotic in some parts of Asia.
    TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
    Narcotic poisons are neutralized by vinegar:—Narcotics … torpor … strong wine … sour wine … vinegar.
    ASSIMILATIVE MEMORYMARCUS DWIGHT LARROWE (AKA PROF. A. LOISETTE)
    Will not one puff of that narcotic breath drowse deep all watching dragons, and make for him the sleeping beauties of his will?
    TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
    "You will promise me not to use the narcotic buttons," he said, before sitting down.
    THREE MORE JOHN SILENCE STORIESALGERNON BLACKWOOD
    SYNONYM OF THE DAY
    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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    WORDS RELATED TO NARCOTIC

    • analgesics
    • anodynes
    • dopes
    • gases
    • hypnotics
    • inhalants
    • narcotics
    • opiates
    • pain-killers
    • shots
    • soporifics
    • spinals
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