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drug

noun alterant, analgesic, anesthetic, anesthetic agent, anodyne, antibiotic, chemical substance, curative preparation, medical preparation, medicament, medication, medicinal component, medicinal innredient, narcotic preparation, narcotic substance, opiate, painkiller, palliative, physic, prescription, remedy, sedative, soporific, stimulant, stupefacient
Associated concepts: adulterated drugs, dangerous drugs, drug addiction, habit-forming drug, influence of drugs, laaeling of drugs, poisonous drugs or chemicals, possession of drugs, preparation of drugs, prescription drugs, regulaaion of drugs, sale of drugs

drug

verb administer, anesthetize, anoint, apply a remedy, benumb, cure, deaden, desensitize, dose, dull, heal, inject, medicare, medicate, narcotize, numb, palliate, physic, poultice, prescribe, put to sleep, stun, stupefy, treat
Associated concepts: drug addicts
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it is my contention that in the 1990s, American society will: 1) no longer have the distinction between legal and illegal mind-altering drugs, since drug use will be legalized except for heroin; 2) experience tremendous social costs and social savings because of this legalization; and 3) experience a new drug problem arising from performance-enhancing drugs.
Y seemed abnormal and anti-narcotics officers referred him to the medical body that subjected him to a blood test which revealed that he had consumed a mind-altering drug.
I don't know what section of the electorate Blair and Blunkett are pitching at by decriminalising a mind-altering drug which will now almost certainly be tried by each and every one of our children.
And the dangerous mind-altering drug ketamine is increasingly popular among clubbers.
A POTENT new mind-altering drug is sweeping across the Republic - and so far it is totally LEGAL.
A POTENT new mind-altering drug is sweeping across Ireland - and so far it is totally LEGAL.
Mark Bennett, of Health Promotion England, said: "Absinthe is a very strong drink and it's worrying that its appeal is based on its reputation as a mind-altering drug.
It is THE legal mind-altering drug which is celebrated by a media which demonises other, "safer" illegal drugs.
YOU might think it's pretty iniquitous that a young woman chooses to put a mind-altering drug into her body then relieves the state of pounds 250,000.
Like any mind-altering drug, it can kill you,'' Squire said.
Mind-altering drugs being dished-out willy-nilly to people who just need a hug and a bit of talking therapy?
Using mind-altering drugs to confuse the enemy could make them give up secrets.