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Word of the Day 09/19/17 Narcotize

Narcotize (verb)
narcotize [nahr-kuh-tahyz]


verb (used with object), narcotized, narcotizing.
1. to subject to or treat with a narcotic; stupefy.
2. to make dull; stupefy; deaden the awareness of: He had used liquor to narcotize his anxieties.

verb (used without object), narcotized, narcotizing.
3. to act as a narcotic: a remedy that does not heal but merely narcotizes.

Also, especially British, narcotise.

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Origin: First recorded in 1835-45; narcot(ic) + -ize

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asphaltcowgrrl
Sep. 19th, 2017 05:43 pm (UTC)
I think this is the best word ever. One of my characters is a narcotics detective and I can see him using this word against his boyfriend. :D
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