Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: narcotic
IPA transcription: [nɑɹk'ɑtɪk]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: narcotic
    Meaning: a drug that produces numbness or stupor; often taken for pleasure or to reduce pain; extensive use can lead to addiction
Usage examples
  • "Yes," he said, "it is Gunjab, the most powerful form of Hashish, the narcotic hemp of India.
  • But on the other hand they might take it too lightly, as the result of overwork, or perhaps of the use of some narcotic.
  • Tea, when chemically analyzed, is found to contain woody fibre, mucilage, a considerable quantity of the astringent principle, or tannin, a narcotic principle, which is, perhaps, connected with a peculiar aroma.