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narcotic /nɑ:'kɔtik/
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    Concise Dictionary
    narcoticsnɑr'kɑtɪk /nɑː'kɒ-
    +a drug that produces numbness or stupor; often taken for pleasure or to reduce pain; extensive use can lead to addiction
    +of or relating to or designating narcotics
    +inducing stupor or narcosis
    +inducing mental lethargy

    Thesaurus Dictionary
    1 soporific, stuporific, hypnotic, sedative, somnolent, sleep-inducing, opiate, dulling, numbing, anaesthetic, stupefacient, stupefying, stupefactive, tranquillizing, Lethean:
    Most narcotic drugs may be sold only with a doctor's prescription.
    2 drug, soporific, stuporific, hypnotic, sedative, opiate, anaesthetic, stupefacient, tranquillizer:
    Many doctors are reluctant to prescribe narcotics.
    Advanced English Dictionary
    noun, adjective
    + noun
    1 a powerful illegal drug that affects the mind in a harmful way. HEROIN and COCAINE are narcotics: a narcotics agent (= a police officer investigating the illegal trade in drugs)
    2 (medical) a substance that relaxes you, reduces pain or makes you sleep: a mild narcotic
    + adjective
    1 (of a drug) that affects your mind in a harmful way
    2 (of a substance) making you sleep: a mild narcotic effect
    Collocation Dictionary


    mild, powerful


    inject, use | trade in
    He has been arrested for trading in narcotics.


    agent, officer, official, squad

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    , experiment with, take, try, use ~
    The minister confessed to having experimented with cannabis in her youth.

    be/get high on ~
    They committed the crime while high on drugs.

    be addicted to, be dependent on, be/get hooked on, be on
    He seemed to be on acid most of the time.

    be/come off ~
    He's tried several times to come off cocaine.

    possess ~
    arrested on charges of possessing narcotics

    deal (in), sell, smuggle, supply, traffic (in) ~
    The country imposes the death penalty for trafficking in marijuana.

    seize ~
    The heroin seized has an estimated street value of £600 000.

    ~ abuse, addiction, consumption, use
    Cannabis consumption has increased sharply.

    ~ habit, problem
    She allegedly has a $500-a-day coke habit.

    ~ overdose
    Heroin overdose is a major cause of death among heroin users.

    ~ addict, user~ dealer, trafficker, smuggler~ production, smuggling, trade, trafficking
    The authorities have been accused of active involvement in the narcotics trade.

    addiction to, dependence on, use of ~
    the use of cocaine

    trade in ~
    measures to combat the trade in narcotics

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