from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of a group of drugs, such as the benzodiazepines, that are used to treat anxiety without causing excessive sedation. Also called anxiolytic drug, minor tranquilizer.
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- n. a tranquilizer used to relieve anxiety and reduce tension and irritability
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