Synonyms and related words:
Amytal, Amytal pill, Demerol, Dolophine, H, Luminal, Luminal pill, M, Mickey Finn, Nembutal, Nembutal pill, Seconal, Seconal pill, Tuinal, Tuinal pill, alcohol, alleviative, alleviator, amobarbital sodium, analgesic, anodyne, assuager, assuasive, balm, barb, barbiturate, barbiturate pill, black stuff, blue, blue angel, blue devil, blue heaven, blue velvet, calmant, calming, chloral hydrate, codeine, codeine cough syrup, cushion, demulcent, depressant, depressor, dolly, dolorifuge, downer, goofball, hard stuff, heroin, hop, horse, hypnotic, junk, knockout drops, laudanum, lenitive, liquor, lotus, meperidine, methadone, mitigator, moderator, modulator, mollifier, morphia, morphine, narcotic, opiate, opium, pacificator, pacifier, pain killer, palliative, paregoric, peacemaker, pen yan, phenobarbital, phenobarbital sodium, purple heart, quietener, quietening, rainbow, red, relaxing, restraining hand, salve, scag, secobarbital sodium, sedative, shit, shock absorber, sleep-inducer, sleep-inducing, sleeper, sleeping draught, sleeping pill, smack, sodium thiopental, somnifacient, somniferous, soother, soothing, soothing syrup, soporific, stabilizer, tar, temperer, tranquilizer, tranquilizing, turps, white stuff, wiser head, yellow, yellow jacket

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