sedative

Part of speech: adjective

Soothing.

Part of speech: noun

A soothing remedy.

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Usage examples "sedative":

  1. The sick man was sleeping from the effects of a sedative draught. - "Mrs. Falchion, Complete", Gilbert Parker Last Updated: March 12, 2009.
  2. Haverstraw, calmed down with a sedative administered by Kelly, had nearly wrung their hands off in gratitude as he said good- by. - "Code Three", Rick Raphael.
  3. I meant a mental sedative draught. - "Steve Young", George Manville Fenn.