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synonyms for soporifics

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

Having some difficulty with getting to sleep, he resorted to soporifics and then, in a savage reaction, to stimulants.
SECURITYPOUL WILLIAM ANDERSON
Soporifics extinguish for awhile both volition and the senses, but may leave the mind alone.
THE ACTION OF MEDICINES IN THE SYSTEMFREDERICK WILLIAM HEADLAND
Do not waste your time listening to meaningless ser- mons, but take real, genuine soporifics.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT G. INGERSOLL, VOL. 5 (OF 12)ROBERT G. INGERSOLL
A quickened conscience is not the best of soporifics, and Revere was a long time in getting to sleep.
WOVEN WITH THE SHIPCYRUS TOWNSEND BRADY
Alcoholic soporifics are not well tolerated when the gastro-intestinal mucous membrane is diseased.
INSOMNIA; AND OTHER DISORDERS OF SLEEPHENRY M. LYMAN
Catarrhal conditions of the mucous membrane prohibit the entire class of alcoholic and ethereal soporifics.
INSOMNIA; AND OTHER DISORDERS OF SLEEPHENRY M. LYMAN
He is talked to continually, and women's tongues are believed to be the most effective anti-soporifics.
BEAST AND MAN IN INDIAJOHN LOCKWOOD KIPLING
Another class of synthetics equally useful and likewise abused, are the soporifics, such as "sulphonal," "veronal" and "medinal."
CREATIVE CHEMISTRYEDWIN E. SLOSSON
Soporifics are medicines which induce sleep, such as hops, &c.
MRS. HALE'S RECEIPTS FOR THE MILLIONSARAH JOSEPHA HALE
Nutmeg and Hops have proved Soporifics when given in large doses.
THE ACTION OF MEDICINES IN THE SYSTEMFREDERICK WILLIAM HEADLAND
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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