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Definition of "narcotising" []

  • Inducing stupor or narcosis (adjective)

WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.

Use "narcotising" in a sentence
  • "Such powerful agents carry their own condemnation, for they cannot in the nature of things _remove the cause_ of the pain; hence their action is limited to narcotising the nerves."
  • ""Be sober," and amid all the narcotising atmospheres of enchanted grounds preserve a wakeful spirit by a ceaseless fellowship with God."
  • "Here few save the hardiest plants can live, the spiny, gummy, and succulent cactus and thistles, aloes and figs. The arborescent tabayba (_Euphorbia canariensis_), locally called 'cardon,' is compared by some with the 'chandelier' of the Cape, bristling with wax tapers: the Guanches used it extensively for narcotising fish."
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