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analgesic

an·al·ge·sic

analgesic

 
pronunciation:
ae nl jhi zihk
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
features:
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part of speech: noun
definition: a drug, lotion, or the like that relieves pain.
The nurse applied an analgesic to the affected area.
synonyms:
anodyne, lenitive, painkiller, palliative
antonyms:
irritant
similar words:
anesthetic, aspirin, balm, drug, febrifuge, lotion, ointment, opiate, salve, sedative, soother
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part of speech: adjective
definition: of or pertaining to a medication that relieves pain.
There are many brands of analgesic creams.
synonyms:
anodyne, lenitive, palliative
antonyms:
irritant
similar words:
anesthetic, opiate, sedative, soothing
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