Noun(1) an addictive narcotic extracted from seed capsules of the opium poppy
(1) Wood suffered from chronic instability in his personal life, and was heavily addicted to opium .(2) But we have to remember that in the nineteenth century opium was a painkiller.(3) Surgeons would attempt to stupefy the patient with alcohol, opium , or morphia, but with little effect.(4) This wasn't the boy who seemed to be high on opium every time I met him.(5) Both are controlled drugs, and staff handed the morphine and opium over to the Home Office Drugs Inspectorate.(6) Against the recurrent agony, Scott took dangerously large amounts of opium .(7) Company ships were forbidden to carry opium , thus avoiding difficulties with the Canton authorities.(8) With minimal discretion, sly-looking men lounge amidst bricks of hash and balls of opium .(9) In the big house, there are also special rooms for smoking opium , playing mahjong and even fishing.(10) These suggestions were based on evidence that showed that opium was addictive.(11) The uncle's wife is moved into the town house where she smokes opium on her bed everyday.(12) Prior to the criminalisation of cocaine and opium , organised crime had no reason to be involved in the drugs trade.(13) Alexander has brought in a picture of himself smoking opium with tribes in Northern Thailand.(14) Although he replied that he did not even know what opium looked like, his bags were emptied and searched.(15) Picasso had a brief flirtation with opium and hashish, during the Rose and Blue periods, but soon abandoned them.(16) In 1804, while at Oxford, he had begun to take opium , and from 1812 he became an addict.
(1) opium poppy :: papaver
1. opium ::
2. dope ::
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