narcotizing


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nar·co·tize

 (när′kə-tīz′)
tr.v. nar·co·tized, nar·co·tiz·ing, nar·co·tiz·es
1. To place under the influence of a narcotic.
2. To put to sleep; lull.
3. To dull; deaden.

nar′co·ti·za′tion (-tĭ-zā′shən) n.
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Adj.1.narcotizing - inducing stupor or narcosis; "narcotic drugs"
depressant - capable of depressing physiological or psychological activity or response by a chemical agent
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