Subject: Drugs

Drugs of various kinds.

Word Definition
anti-agathic n. (1954) a drug or other medical treatment that prolongs life
anti-agathic adj. (1954) (of a drug, medical treatment, etc.) that prolongs life
blue pill n. (1998) a drug that allows one to remain ignorant of reality; cf. red pill n.
red pill n. (1998) a drug that reveals esp. unpleasant truths of the real world; cf. blue pill n.
soma n. (1932) in Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World: a narcotic drug which produces euphoria and hallucination, distributed by the state in order to control the population by promoting content and social harmony