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An Associated Press reporter who witnessed the execution said Jones moved his lips briefly after the midazolam was administered, and officials put a tongue depressor in his mouth intermittently for the first few minutes.
An experience that began by ripping open the package to pull out one of the Lik-A-Stix, a chalky-sweet semi-hard candy stick shaped almost like a tongue depressor.
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Origin and Etymology of depressor
Late Latin, from Latin deprimere
First Known Use: 1611See Words from the same year
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