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Noun
A medicine or other substance which has a physiological effect when ingested or otherwise introduced into the body
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“This drug is often used initially to treat postoperative pain in France, before a switch to oral analgesic drugs.”
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A substance taken for its narcotic or stimulant effects, often illegally
“The canine cops were introduced in a bid to prevent drug abuse as well as possible trafficking of illegal drugs on in-patient units.”
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A yellow-brown, addictive drug obtained from the pods of the opium poppy
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A powerful and addictive drug derived from opium
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Lysergic acid diethylamide
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A kind of potion, charm, or drug, especially love potion intended to make the drinker fall in love with the giver
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An intoxicating agent
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Addictive drug
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Something that increases activity, interest, or enthusiasm in a specified field
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Any specific chemical element or chemical compound or alloy
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Any drug used to dilate and relax the bronchial passages and ease the flow of air to the lungs
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A thing that makes one feel more energetic or cheerful
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An extract or concentrate obtained from a plant or other organic matter
Verb
Put under influence of medication
“I think one of the hardest parts for my mother was fighting off all the well-intentioned people who tried to drug me.”
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To administer intoxicating drugs to, generally without the recipient's knowledge or consent
“He had drugged her drink.”
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To sedate or calm, especially with the use of a drug
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To dope something or someone, especially by giving it a drug
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Past tense for to pull or drag along through the application of steady force
“I was so weak that I could barely pull myself out to drag our boat over the sandy shallows.”
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Past tense for to move or pass at a slow speed, especially of time
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“He knew that the next nine and a half hours would drag by excruciatingly slowly.”
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Past tense for to move forward on the hands and knees or by dragging the body close to the ground
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Past tense for walk doggedly and slowly with heavy steps
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Past tense for to scrape against a surface, usually noisily
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Past tense for to use force in order to move, move apart, or open (something)
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Past tense for fish
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Past tense for to accompany to a given location, typically while guarding or supervising them
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Past tense for to search determinedly for someone or something
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Past tense for to breathe in (air, gas, smoke, etc.)
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Past tense for to subject (a place, text, etc.) to a thorough search in order to locate something
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Past tense for to move through the water in a boat using oars or paddles
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Past tense for to decrease in number, amount, intensity, or quality
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Past tense for to make emotionally sad or depressed
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Past tense for to apply great and continuous effort
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Past tense for to make longer, especially a time period
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Past tense for to attract or lure by temptation
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Past tense for to blow or breathe in repeated short bursts or gasps of air
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Past tense for to operate and control the direction and speed of a motor vehicle
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Past tense for to take the life of
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Past tense for to move across or through a given point
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