painkilling
adjective see painkiller

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • painkilling — adjective Reducing or eliminating pain. The doctor prescribed a painkilling medication …   Wiktionary

  • painkilling — adj. Painkilling is used with these nouns: ↑injection …   Collocations dictionary

  • painkilling — pain|kill|ing [ˈpeınˌkılıŋ] adj [only before noun] able to reduce or remove pain ▪ painkilling drugs …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • painkilling — See painkiller. * * * …   Universalium

  • painkilling — adj. relief from pain …   English contemporary dictionary

  • painkilling — painˈkilling adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑pain …   Useful english dictionary

  • painkiller — painkilling, adj. /payn kil euhr/, n. a drug, treatment, or anything else that relieves pain, esp. an analgesic. [1850 55, Amer.; PAIN + KILLER] * * * …   Universalium

  • Opium — For other uses, see Opium (disambiguation). Opium Opium poppy fruit exuding latex from a cut Botanical Opium Source plant(s) Papaver somnifer …   Wikipedia

  • painkiller — noun Date: 1853 something (as a drug) that relieves pain • painkilling adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Quinine — Not to be confused with quinone. Quinine Systematic (IUPAC) name …   Wikipedia

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