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What does "scattergood" mean?
a person who acts as though he or she knows everything and who dismisses the opinions, comments, or suggestions of others.
a person who spends possessions or money extravagantly or wastefully; spendthrift.
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Words nearby anxiolytic
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British Dictionary definitions for anxiolytic
/ (ˌæŋksɪəʊˈlɪtɪk) /
any of a class of drugs that reduce anxiety
of or relating to this class of drugs
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Medical definitions for anxiolytic
[ ăng′zē-ō-lĭt′ĭk, -sē-, ăngk′sē- ]
A drug that relieves anxiety.
Other words from anxiolyticanx′i•o•lyt′ic adj.
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Scientific definitions for anxiolytic
[ ăng′zē-ō-lĭt′ĭk ]
A drug used to treat acute or chronic anxiety.
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