sedative

[ sed-uh-tiv ]SEE DEFINITION OF sedative

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This piece of information had by no means a sedative effect.

Used as a sedative in tincture; ten to twenty drops in water.

And added, "Indeed, what can we do for sorrow except give the body a sedative?"

If she had possessed any sedative drug she would have taken it.

I brought her here for a sedative; but I find it is no such matter.

The sedative carried him just as far as that and then he collapsed again.

She managed to sooth the girl, and gave her a sedative which calmed her nerves.

Hot water acts as a stimulant and antiseptic, as a sedative and as a food.

Jenkins, being summoned at once, prescribed some sedative remedies.

But this that I have just had recourse to is soothing and sedative.

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