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narcotic in Drugs, medicines topic

narcoticnarcotic2 adjective  1 [only before noun] especially American EnglishMDD relating to illegal drugs narcotic addiction2 MDa narcotic drug takes away pain or makes you sleep
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narcoticShe was prescribed antibiotics and analgesics including pethidine, which is a narcotic drug, and given oxygen.Anti-alcohol campaigners deliberately seek to confuse alcohol with narcotic drugs.How ludicrous it was, she thought, to have to swallow alcohol simply because of its temporarily narcotic effect.They were dizzied by the sheer narcotic rush of Hong Kong.He tried to cultivate a reputation for dangerous magical power by engaging in narcotic shamanistic seances.James Harper, defending, said Colling believed his drinks had been spiked with a narcotic substance which caused his violent behaviour.