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sedative

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Definition a drug that calms or puts to sleep; or describing something as calming
  • She gave him a sedative to help him sleep.
sedative = a drug that calms or puts to sleep
  • She injected him with a sedative in an attempt to calm him down.
  • sedative = a drug that calms
  • I took a sedative, but still couldn't sleep.
  • sedative = a drug that encourages sleep
  • The sedative that the doctor has given her begins to take effect.
    Agatha Christie  --  And Then There Were None
  • sedative = drug that puts to sleep
  • There is, sometimes, a considerable period before a sedative takes effect.
    Agatha Christie  --  And Then There Were None
  • sedative = drug that calms or puts to sleep
  • I've given her a sedative to take.
    Agatha Christie  --  And Then There Were None
  • sedative = drug that calms or puts to sleep
  • The brandy was administered to the woman and shortly afterwards her husband and Dr. Armstrong assisted her up to bed where Dr. Armstrong gave her a sedative.
    Agatha Christie  --  And Then There Were None
  • sedative = drug that calms or puts to sleep
  • A harmless sedative.
    Agatha Christie  --  And Then There Were None
  • sedative = drug that calms or puts to sleep
  • Dr. Reynolds gave him a heavy sedative.
    Harper Lee  --  To Kill a Mockingbird
  • I gave the senator a sedative, and I cleaned up the mess.
    J.D. Robb  --  Naked in Death
  • But God help you if you aren't given a strong sedative along with it, because then you are awake, alert, but unable to twitch or even blink.
    Abraham Verghese  --  Cutting for Stone
  • Had he not given him a high enough dose of sedative?
    Madeleine Roux  --  Asylum
  • I remember Jaimito trying to hush me, one of the doctors coming in with a sedative and a glass of water.
    Julia Alvarez  --  In the Time of the Butterflies
  • But if they had been alerted to the plan, their anxiety could have counteracted the sedative.
    Eoin Colfer  --  Artemis Fowl
  • She had given him more sedatives in the hope they might relax his stomach muscles.
    John Grogan  --  Marley & Me
  • I argued with the nurse who tried to give me a sedative before my operation, because I was sure they were going to amputate my leg.
    Howard E. Wasdin & Stephen Templin  --  I Am a Seal Team Six Warrior
  • She was speaking Hebrew, and her voice was heavy with sedative.
    Daniel Silva  --  The Black Widow
  • They replied that they would enquire, and administered a sedative.
    E.M. Forster  --  A Passage to India
  • I ALSO FOUND SOME VIALS OF SEDATIVE.
    Richard Preston  --  The Hot Zone
  • But he was resting under sedatives in Amarillo curing his prostatitis.
    John Steinbeck  --  Travels with Charley

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