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narcotic

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

2 tending to cause sleep
  • the lecturer droned on in a narcotic monotone that eventually had the entire class struggling to stay awake

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narcotic

noun

Synonyms of narcotic (Entry 2 of 2)

something that soothes, calms, or induces passivity or a sense of security
  • an irradicable sense of self-righteousness seems to be the narcotic that inures these religious fanatics from any realization of the harm they have done

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The first known use of narcotic was in the 14th century

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“Narcotic.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/narcotic. Accessed 5 Dec. 2021.

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