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narcotics

noun
plural of narcotic

Synonyms of narcotics

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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“Narcotics.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/narcotics. Accessed 6 Oct. 2022.

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