truth drug


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truth drug

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truth serum

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(Pharmacology) informal any of various drugs supposed to have the property of making people tell the truth, as by relaxing them
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Noun1.truth drug - an intravenous anesthetic drug that has a hypnotic effect; induces relaxation and weakens inhibitions; is believed to induce people to talk freely
amobarbital - a barbiturate with sedative and hypnotic effects; used to relieve insomnia and as an anticonvulsant
intravenous anesthetic - an anesthetic that produces anesthesia when injected into the circulatory system
Pentothal, thiopental, thiopental sodium, thiopentobarbital sodium - barbiturate that is a hygroscopic powder (trade name Pentothal) that is a strong barbiturate that acts rapidly; induces a relaxed state when injected as a general anesthetic
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truth drug

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truth drug

nsiero della verità
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In a separate open letter earlier that year, Mr Hill said that the Birmingham Six were willing to undergo hypnosis, the truth drug and lie detector tests to prove their innocence.
In a separate open letter earlier that year, Hill said that the Birmingham Six were willing to undergo hypnosis, the truth drug and lie detector tests to prove their innocence.
It's like you take some kind of truth drug when you're with Simon.
She fights the forces of evil armed only with a clutch bag packed with girly gadgets - her compact is a miniature satellite dish, her perfume spray a truth drug, and her lipstick is a pop-up helicopter.
But they were given the hallucogenic, which MI6 hoped could be used as a truth drug.
Progress comes with the aid of the psychiatrist, a tape recorder, hypnosis and, finally, a truth drug that enables him to relive the night of his horrible crime.
BATMAN massacre accused James Holmes may be given a truth drug and quizzed to discover if he is sane.
Perhaps had the spokesperson responsible for the ambiguous bleating response to any accusation from the programme makers been forced to take a truth drug then how different would the answers have been?
Faced with the choice, and perhaps with the administration of a truth drug, I'm sure many would admit they favour an appearance at the new Wembley over a shot at the Super League grand final.
A dull 29 year-old salesman reverts through the use of a truth drug to relive a teenage moment of divine insight - or drug-induced delusion - at a rave in Amsterdam.
Cue comedy disaster highlighted by a dog down the RV's toilet, a sexy Cuban caterer with a secret, a toddler with a bottle of rum and Jack injecting Greg with a truth drug to try and unearth a dark secret.