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Definition 1: a drug that temporarily quickens some vital process - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for excitant in the sense of this definition

(excitant is a kind of ...) a substance that is used as a medicine or narcotic

(... is a kind of excitant ) a central nervous system stimulant that increases energy and decreases appetite; used to treat narcolepsy and some forms of depression

(... is a kind of excitant ) a medication used as a stimulant to the central nervous system

(... is a kind of excitant ) a drug or other agent that stimulates sexual desire

(... is a kind of excitant ) a colorless pungent liquid sometimes used as a stimulant drug by drug abusers

(... is a kind of excitant ) the leaves of the shrub Catha edulis which are chewed like tobacco or used to make tea; has the effect of a euphoric stimulant

"in Yemen kat is used daily by 85% of adults"

(... is a kind of excitant ) central nervous system stimulant (trade name Ritalin) used in the treatment of narcolepsy in adults and attention deficit disorder in children

(... is a kind of excitant ) a container of stimulant drug (amyl nitrate or butyl nitrite)

Definition 2: (of drugs e.g.) able to excite or stimulate - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Synonyms for excitant in the sense of this definition

(excitant is similar to ...) capable of arousing or accelerating physiological or psychological activity or response by a chemical agent

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