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opiate

Synonyms of opiate in English:

noun

  • six of the patients used an opiate during the radiotherapy
    drug, narcotic, mind-altering drug, sedative, tranquillizer, depressant, sleeping pill, soporific, anaesthetic, painkiller, analgesic, anodyne;
    informal dope, downer
    literary nepenthes
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