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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.narcotized - under the influence of narcotics; "knocked out by doped wine"; "a drugged sleep"; "were under the effect of the drugged sweets"; "in a stuperous narcotized state"
drunk, inebriated, intoxicated - stupefied or excited by a chemical substance (especially alcohol); "a noisy crowd of intoxicated sailors"; "helplessly inebriated"
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"He left Bigger on the South Side of Chicago," Knight writes, "and journeyed to Paris, seeking the opiate of Universalism; and thus narcotized, his voice and vision became weak, vague, misdirected"(38).
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As she puts it, "there is no unequivocal answer, no final resting place" but the chance of enjoying fleeting moments of contentment or "narcotized bliss" (166) that "you have to relish and eat up like pie" (192).
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After being narcotized, the brains were collected and dissected into five consecutive coronal sections (2 mm thick).
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When he looked back at Tobias, he saw that the boy's lips had parted in a kind of narcotized smile.