NARCOTIC in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of NARCOTIC
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narcotic
 n.  addictive drug, such as opium, that reduces pain, alters mood and behavior; inducing sleep
Classic Sentence:
1  At last, however, the narcotic began to manifest its potency; and she fell into a deep sleep.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
2  The effect on Lucy was not bad, for the faint seemed to merge subtly into the narcotic sleep.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
3  Again the operation; again the narcotic; again some return of colour to the ashy cheeks, and the regular breathing of healthy sleep.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
4  The maids were still breathing, but more restlessly, and I fancied that the narcotic was wearing off.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
5  A certain amount of dreaming is good, like a narcotic in discreet doses.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER I—THE LARK'S MEADOW
6  One evening he mixed a powerful narcotic with my water.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 56 CAPTIVITY: THE FIFTH DAY
7  I dressed myself as quickly as possible; my slow and stiff motions all attested that the effects of the narcotic were not yet entirely dissipated.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 56 CAPTIVITY: THE FIFTH DAY
8  Monte Cristo for some time kept his eyes fixed on the young girl, who gradually fell asleep, yielding to the effects of the narcotic the count had given her.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 101. Locusta.
9  Yet his presence, his manners, the warmth of his glances, and above all the touch of his lips upon her hand had acted like a narcotic upon her.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In XXV
10  The drought which Reuben administered was of a sedative and narcotic quality, and secured the patient sound and undisturbed slumbers.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVIII
Example Sentence:
1  Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol or morphine or idealism.
2  They use opium as a sedative, rather than as a narcotic.
3  Some patients seek alternative solutions to long-term narcotic painkillers.