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 for Narcotic
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Narcotic \Nar*cot"ic\ (n[aum]r*k[o^]t"[i^]k), a. [F. narcotique,
     Gr. narkwtiko`s, fr. narkoy^n to benumb, na`rkh numbness,
     torpor.] (Med.)
     Having the properties of a narcotic; operating as a narcotic.
     [1913 Webster] -- Nar*cot"ic*ness, n.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Narcotic \Nar*cot"ic\ (n[aum]r*k[o^]t"[i^]k), n. (Med.)
     A drug which, in medicinal doses, generally allays morbid
     susceptibility, relieves pain, and produces sleep; but which,
     in poisonous doses, produces stupor, coma, or convulsions,
     and, when given in sufficient quantity, causes death. The
     best examples are opium (with morphine), belladonna (with
     atropine), and conium.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           Nercotykes and opye (opium) of Thebes.   --Chaucer.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  narcotic
      adj 1: of or relating to or designating narcotics; "narcotic
             addicts"; "narcotic stupor"
      2: inducing stupor or narcosis; "narcotic drugs" [syn:
         narcotic, narcotizing, narcotising]
      3: inducing mental lethargy; "a narcotic speech" [syn:
         narcotic, soporiferous, soporific]
      n 1: a drug that produces numbness or stupor; often taken for
           pleasure or to reduce pain; extensive use can lead to
           addiction

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  106 Moby Thesaurus words for "narcotic":
     Amytal, Amytal pill, Demerol, Dolophine, H, Lethean, Luminal,
     Luminal pill, M, Mickey Finn, Nembutal, Nembutal pill, Seconal,
     Seconal pill, Tuinal, Tuinal pill, alcohol, amobarbital sodium,
     analgesic, anesthetic, anodyne, barb, barbiturate,
     barbiturate pill, black stuff, blue, blue angel, blue devil,
     blue heaven, blue velvet, calmant, calmative, chloral hydrate,
     codeine, codeine cough syrup, deadening, depressant, depressor,
     dolly, dope, downer, drug, dulling, goofball, hard stuff, heroin,
     hop, horse, hypnotic, junk, knockout drop, knockout drops,
     laudanum, liquor, lotus, meperidine, methadone, nepenthe, numbing,
     opiate, opium, pacifier, pain killer, pain-killer, paregoric,
     pen yan, phenobarbital, phenobarbital sodium, purple heart,
     quietener, quietening, rainbow, red, scag, secobarbital sodium,
     sedative, shit, sleep-causing, sleep-compelling, sleep-inducer,
     sleep-inducing, sleep-inviting, sleep-provoking, sleeper,
     sleeping draught, sleeping pill, smack, sodium thiopental,
     somnifacient, somniferous, somnolent, soother, soothing,
     soothing syrup, soporific, stunning, stupefactive, stupefying,
     stuporific, tar, tranquilizer, tranquilizing, turps, white stuff,
     yellow, yellow jacket
  
  

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