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synonyms for opium

  • drug
  • heroin
  • morphine
  • opiate
  • poppy
  • codeine
  • dope
  • hypnotic
  • papaverine
  • soporific
  • tar
  • brown stuff
  • sleep-inducer
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They tracked down opium and marijuana fields, called in helicopters, sprayed the crops with powerful herbicides, and then rounded up the suspected growers.
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It turns out, Pollan learns, that poppies are for sale in standard seed catalogues, and opium goo practically harvests itself.
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He is a member of the Sassoon family, nicknamed the “Rothschilds of the East” for their extensive investments across Asia—including the import and export of opium, which sparked two wars between Britain and China in the 1800s.
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Alighting from Pyne's car at the door, they went up to the flat of the organizer of the opium party—Mr. Cyrus Kilfane.
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Everything except opium is to be had at Kazmah's, and nothing except opium interests me.
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We here saw an opium-eater, lying stretched out upon a mat on the floor.
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It is said that some of the Chinese opium smokers consume from twenty to thirty grains a-day.
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Upon a little Moorish table beside a deep, low settee lay a complete opium-smoking outfit.
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For those who have opium, cocaine, veronal, or heroin to sell can always find a ready market in London and elsewhere.
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Patna is a place of great importance, from the trade in opium, by which many of the natives acquire large fortunes.
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WORDS RELATED TO OPIUM

  • 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.