painkiller :

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paynki ler

  • n  a medicine used to relieve pain

  • Physicians, to whom morphine is familiar as the best painkiller known to medical science, and addicts, whom in the end it turns into pain-racked skeletons, found much interest in .
  • Drug researchers have long searched for a painkiller as effective as morphine, without morphine's potent addictive powers.
  • I'll give you some of this"--indicating a bottle of Ritalin stuffed into the front pocket of his backpack--"for some of that painkiller.
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  • Gideon Koren in Globe and Mail
    It is shocking to think that an otherwise healthy toddler who needed an adenotonsillectomy died as a result of the prescribed painkiller,Dr. Koren said.
  • Barack Obama in Washington Times
    Then Mr. Obama adds, ruefully, "Maybe you're better off not having the surgery, but taking the painkiller."
  • Matthew McConaughey in Ecorazzi
    We were jamming! She was sweating,McConaughey said. "No painkiller, let's go. She just clicked into that gear that only a woman has at a time like this. We'd been up for 40-something hours, and we went from dead tired to a really...

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