A drug which induces unconsciousness or insensibility.
- Such a sleep-producing stupefactive is worthy of the highest praise.
- While under the influence of a stupefactive or anaesthetic, the sorcerer or the person subjected to his artifices, beheld spirits or daemons.
- Many accidents have arisen from its too general use as a stupefactive for infants.
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