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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Causing sleep or dullness.

Usage examples (31)
  • The drumming of the rain on the roof acted as an opiate as she curled up on the couch.
  • And how they think the Golden Rule fits for those who they want to use the "opiate" on...
  • And this is suggested by the "opiate" part of the statement, suggesting as it does the image of torpor.
  • The U.S. embassy officials, though, here in Moscow saying they believe it to be some kind of opiate, similar to the drug morphine. for more
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