(also truth drug)
A drug supposedly able to induce a state in which a person answers questions truthfully.
- I'm also going to administer the truth drug here as well, ‘he said touching the tube connected to the man's leg.’
- If you took a truth drug, what would you be worried about divulging?
- As he explained, it can refer to anything from the use of so-called truth drugs to application of one or another method of torture.
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Syllabification: truth se·rum
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