- narcotic blockade,
- narcotic reversal,
Origin of narcotic
Examples from the Web for narcotic
It remains a Schedule I narcotic to this day, considered as dangerous and addictive by the federal government as heroin and MDMA.Pot-Smoking Grannies, Jimmy Fallon Covers U2, and More Viral Videos|The Daily Beast Video|November 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Though I prescribe hardly any narcotic pain medications, most ADHD medications are also Schedule II.
Narcotic pain medications, used judiciously, can be an important tool in treating patients in legitimate need.
Those lines are also great places to score Xanax and crack, both drugs that are not affected by narcotic antagonists.This Anti-Heroin Drug Is Now King of the Jailhouse Drug Trade|Daniel Genis|July 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They are all shown to have alcoholic beverages as their narcotic of choice.‘Silicon Valley’ and the Return of Stoner Television|Rich Goldstein|April 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It is antispasmodic, narcotic and toxic, and is used quite commonly with criminal intent in India and Indo-China.The Medicinal Plants of the Philippines|T. H. Pardo de Tavera
The visions, as reported by those who have recovered from the influence of the narcotic, are not of any considerable value.Understanding the Scriptures|Francis McConnell
When given in small doses, their narcotic operation may hardly be perceived.The Action of Medicines in the System|Frederick William Headland
They make use of a narcotic drink called Ayahuasca, which produces effects similar to those of opium.The Andes and the Amazon|James Orton
In the first place, we want some precise definition of the quite vaguely understood word, "narcotic."Tobacco and Alcohol|John Fiske
Word Origin for narcotic
late 14c., from Old French narcotique (early 14c.), noun use of adjective, and directly from Medieval Latin narcoticum, from Greek narkotikon, neuter of narkotikos "making stiff or numb," from narkotos, verbal adjective of narcoun "to benumb, make unconscious," from narke "numbness, deadness, stupor, cramp" (also "the electric ray"), perhaps from PIE root *(s)nerq- "to turn, twist." Sense of "any illegal drug" first recorded 1926, American English. Related: Narcotics.
c.1600, from Middle French narcotique (14c.) or German narkotisch and directly from Medieval Latin narcoticus, from Greek narkotikos (see narcotic (n.)). Related: Narcotical (1580s).