potion

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po·tion

(pō'shŭn),
A draft or large dose of liquid medicine.
[L. potio, fr. poto, to drink]

potion

(pō′shən)
n.
A liquid or liquid mixture, especially one that is medicinal, poisonous, or magical.

po·tion

(pō'shŭn)
A draft or large dose of liquid medicine.
[L. potio, fr. poto, to drink]

po·tion

(pō'shŭn)
A draft or large dose of liquid medicine.
[L. potio, fr. poto, to drink]

potion

a large dose of liquid medicine.
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According to the official version, the trafficker died in a recovery room hours after his surgery; he had been given anesthetics and the sleeping potion Dormicum, a mixture that Herran said ``contradicted all medical science.
Chapter 2 offers a more unexpected and nuanced reading of sleeping potions in Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet and Antony and Cleopatra.
In restaging it for American Ballet Theatre, Anna-Marie Holmes has pared down the long, three-act, five-scene ballet to fit modern tastes and beefed up the action, using silent-movie tricks: sleeping potions, sword fights, a fantastic storm and a shipwreck.