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  • n. A substance which debilitates; a weakening agent; a remedy for excessive excitement.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Diminishing the energy of organs; reducing excitement.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Debilitating; weakening.
  • n. In medicine, a remedy administered for the purpose of reducing excitement.

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