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
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
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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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Translations

truth drug

nWahrheitsdroge f
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

truth drug

nsiero della verità
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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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.
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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.
Witch doctors in West Africa used the calabar bean, which contains the poison physostigmine, to create a truth drug. If a person accused of an offence denied committing it, they were fed the potion: if they lived, they were innocent; those who died were presumed to be guilty.
by the use of a truth drug. (51) Initially, the United States sought to
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.