pain pill

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n pain pill a medicine used to relieve pain
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Usage

In literature:

And as your wish, being granted, proves you did not swallow the pill, it is also plain that you suffered no pain.
"The Marvellous Land of Oz" by L. Frank Baum
Make four pills, one to be taken when the pain is most severe in nervous headache.
"Searchlights on Health" by B. G. Jefferis and J. L. Nichols
I've sent him bunkside for a while with a couple of pain pills.
"Plague Ship" by Andre Norton
Now, Roger, you know that no pill small enough to swallow could cure a big pain like this in my back.
"Flower of the Dusk" by Myrtle Reed
When anyone around speaks of a pain or ache he hands the person a pill.
"Evening Round Up" by William Crosbie Hunter
Make four pills, one to be taken when the pain is most severe in nervous headache.
"Searchlights on Health: Light on Dark Corners" by B.G. Jefferis
The dog had been in incurable pain, and a pill which had been procured from the chemist had caused that pain instantly to cease.
"A Sheaf of Corn" by Mary E. Mann
The doctor immediately gave him a couple of little pills, intended to ease the pain.
"Brother Against Brother" by Oliver Optic
When anyone around speaks of a pain or ache, he hands the person a pill.
"Think" by Col. Wm. C. Hunter
Mom put ice on the ankle and gave Maggie a pill for the pain.
"Maggie's Wish" by Marilyn D. Anderson
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In poetry:

Your lines, my Friend, on Chloe's eyes,
Nor raise my wonder, or surprize,
Since every tender breast she fills
With pains, that baffle all your pills.
Here Laudanum, here Amber fails,
No quantum sufficit prevails.
"The Gentleman's Answer" by Samuel Bowden

In news:

Wayne County Family Accused of Trading Pain Pills for Electronics.
Prescription pain pills stolen during break-in at Propst Drugs.
Well, pain relievers aren't always in pill form.
Two women employed at a Laurel County dentist 's office have been charged with illegally obtaining prescription pain pills.
Rummler's addiction to pain pills started out innocent enough.
Arrest illustrates problem of pain pill abuse.
1000 BLOCK OF COUNTY ROAD 4360 – A "suspicious person" went into a home and requested some pain pills.
In another tragic twist, actor Jeff Conaway has slipped into a coma after an overdose , possibly from pain pills, his manager confirmed Thursday.
Congressional testimony reveals 80% of world's pain pills are consumed in the United States.
In 2009, the most recent year on record, 445 people in Colorado died from abusing pain pills.
What would you do if there was a magic "feel good" pill you could take each morning that would make you forget about every ache and every pain, every hangover, every worry and every care.
That work led to mass-production of heart pills, antibiotics and pain medicines.
Concerns are growing over Kim Richards ' sobriety as friends fear the recently rehabbed reality star has relapsed and is abusing pain pills, RadarOnline.com is exclusively reporting.
Stabbing pain usually brings me back to the immediate reality and lets me know it's time once again to swallow a pain pill.
For a study published in The Journal of Pain, 74 volunteers consumed two grams of raw or cooked ginger or took a placebo pill daily for 11 days.
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