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noun as in drug

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A breakthrough came in the 2010s, when several studies showed that ketamine, a horse tranquilizer and party drug, had jaw-dropping effects for depression.

They had to inject it with a potent elephant tranquilizer before it was safe to approach.

The bears have to be darted with tranquilizers oftentimes from helicopters, for instance, or they have to be trapped in a culvert.

NPY works as a natural tranquilizer that controls anxiety and buffers the effects of stress hormones like norepinephrine.

Another Tylenol and a tranquilizer three hours later don't do the trick and the demons do a shock and awe attack.

Another Tylenol and a tranquilizer three hours later didn't do the trick and the demons attacked in full force.

I'm down to a tranquilizer and a half a day and only a few are left.

Nobody could imagine a greater satisfaction than curling up with a good tranquilizer!

There might be something in it that could help—a tranquilizer perhaps.

I suggest that you stretch your legs in the park and feed the swans as a tranquilizer.


On this page you'll find 8 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to tranquilizer, such as: opiate, sedative, and ataractic.

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