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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A medicine used to relieve physical discomfort

Usage examples (35)
  • Of course, you've got to apply a local short-term painkiller first to deaden the burn from the caspacin, but it seems to do the trick.
  • Jurors in Texas say Merck's responsible for the death of a man who took its now-recalled painkiller Vioxx.
  • Fentanyl is a powerful painkiller, which is often prescribed to patients with chronic and severe pain or in terminal cases.
  • Aspirin is a very useful, low-cost 'painkiller' or analgesic. for more
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