Analgesia GRE Vocabulary Flashcard

Analgesia GRE Vocabulary Flashcard /ˌænælˈdʒi:zjə/ (noun) Definition relieving or controlling pain with drugs, e.g. anodyne or other methods, pain relief, insensitivity, numbness, painlessness, unawareness Example More than half of the opioids prescribed for people who have their wisdom teeth removed have leftover pills, according to a seminal study. University of Pennsylvania researchers estimate that overprescribing … Read more

Anodyne GRE Vocabulary Flashcard

Anodyne GRE Vocabulary Flashcard /ˈæn.əʊ.daɪn/ (adj & noun) Definition Noun: a type of medication that can relieve pain, painkiller, nepenthe, painkilling drug, narcotic, comforting thing, opiate Adjective: painkilling and soothing, bringing relief from discomfort or pain, analgesic, relaxing – bland, neutral, inoffensive, insipid, unexciting, colorless Example There are three main types of painkiller: non-steroidal anti-inflammatory … Read more

Soporific GRE Vocabulary Flashcard

Soporific GRE Vocabulary Flashcard /ˌsɒp.ərˈɪf.ɪk/ (adj) causing sleep or lethargy, making you feel sleepy, sedative, sleep-inducing, hypnotic, tranquilizing, calming, calmative, slumberous, opiate, somnolent, narcotic – tedious, boring, uneventful I went to watch Man of Steel (2013) by myself. I thought some of the visuals were pretty nice in the beginning. But I fell asleep towards … Read more

Narcotic – English Flashcard for Narcotic for IELTS

Narcotic Narcotic (adj & noun) /nɑːˈkɒt.ɪk/ US /nɑːrˈkɑːţ-/ noun: an addictive drug from opium that relieves pain and causes dizziness, drug, medicine, tranquilizing – painkiller: Adjective: interminable, tedious, boring, dull, monotonous, calming The physician prescribed me some narcotic to deal with my acute pain. Antonym: stimulant Adverb: narcotically