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to put under the influence of a narcotic.
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tr.v. narco·tized, narco·tizing, narco·tizes
1. To place under the influence of a narcotic.
2. To put to sleep; lull.
3. To dull; deaden.
nar′co·ti·za′tion (-tĭ-zā′shən) n.
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