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Meaning of DOWNER

Pronunciation:  'daûnur

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  a drug that reduces excitability and calms a person

DOWNER is a 6 letter word that starts with D.


 Synonyms: depressant, sedative, sedative drug
 See Also: benzodiazepine, bromide, chloral hydrate, Doriden, drug of abuse, glutethimide, medicament, medication, medicinal drug, medicine, sedative-hypnotic, sedative-hypnotic drug, street drug



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