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analgesic

noun

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something (as a drug) that relieves pain
  • the doctor prescribed an analgesic and rest for my injured knee

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analgesic

adjective

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The first known use of analgesic was in 1852

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“Analgesic.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/analgesic. Accessed 3 Aug. 2021.

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