morphine

Part of speech: noun

A narcotic prepared from opium. morphia.

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Usage examples "morphine":

  1. The morphine was then for the first time able to deaden his agony. - "Edgar Saltus: The Man", Marie Saltus.
  2. So I shot him full of morphine. - "His Family", Ernest Poole.
  3. Three months afterward, her husband takes an overdose of morphine for delirium tremems, and dies. - "Mrs. Skaggs's Husbands and Other Stories", Bret Harte.