2. sluggish, torpid, lethargic, listless; otiose, lazy, slow, lackadaisical, indolent; dull, drugged, dazed, Inf. dopey; lifeless, sleeping, asleep, dormant, comatose.
3. somniferous, somnific, somnifacient, soporific, sleep-inducing, hypnotic; sedative, narcotic, opiate, opiatic, drugging.
drub, v. 1. club, cane, birch; cudgel, flog, bludgeon, baste, bastinado; strap, switch, lash, scourge, whip, horsewhip, flagellate, flail; sandbag, blackjack, Brit, cosh, sledgehammer, hammer; beat, batter, thrash, curry, Brit, towel, Inf lace; fustigate, Dial. larrup, give [s.o.] a fat lip; pound, pummel, pelt, paste, wallop; beat the bejesus out of, beat [s.o.'sj brains bloody, beat to a pulp, beat black and blue; work over, Sl. waste, stomp, do a job on, clobber; wipe up the floor with, mutilate, brutalize; hit, sock, strike, smite, punch; cuff, whack, thwack, knock, strike; buffet, bop, Sl. whump, Sl. biff, thump, bop; spank, tan [s.o.'s] hide.
2. defeat, overcome, best, worst; ace, knock out, K.O., floor; win over, beat out, trim; eclipse, surpass, outdo, outstrip, top, prevail over, stop; rout, vanquish, lick, Sl. shellac; trounce, blitz, cream, trample; demolish, make mincemeat of, pulverize, crush, destroy, wipe out, kill, ravage,
drubbing, n. beating, thrashing, bludgeoning, work-over, Law. battery; clubbing, caning, bastinado, flogging; walloping, pummeling, fustigation, pounding, thumping, stomping; whipping, defeat, knockout, trip to dreamland; trouncing, vanquishment, loss,
drudge, n. 1. plodder, toiler, Sl. grind, plugger; common laborer, slave, factotum, scrubwoman, scullion, dishwasher; menial, flunky, fag, hack.
-v. 2. work hard, toil, moil, labor, Brit, fag; slave, plod, grub, Inf. plug or plug along, Inf. grind; keep one's nose to the grindstone, work in a sweatshop, work in a saltmill; sweat and strain, get rock-pile duty, scrub, pound away,
drudgery, n. hard work, toil, moil, travail, Brit, fag, slave labor; sweatshop work, sweat of one's brow; treadmill, hack work, assembly line, Sl. the pits; meni-ality, slavery, bondage, serfdom,
drug, n. 1. medicine, medication, medicament, remedy, physic, cure; cure-all, panacea, wonder drug.
2. narcotic, Inf opiate, depressant, sedative, tranquilizer, soporific, hypnotic; barbiturate, Sl. barbs. Inf. down or downer, quaalude, Sl. lude, Sl. red; heroin, Sl. H, Sl. horse, Sl. smack, Sl. junk, Sl. scag, Sl. crank; stimulant, antidepressant, energizer, amphetamine, Inf up or upper, Sl. white cross, Sl. black beauty, Sl. bennie or benzie, Sl. dexie, Sl. speed, Sl. meth, Sl. pep pill; cocaine, Sl. coke, Sl. C, Si. snow, Chiefly Brit. Sl. charlie; Sl. dope, marijuana, U.S. Sl. Mary-Jane or MJ, Sl. pot, Sl. grass, Sl. weed, Sl. reefer; hashish, Sl. hash, THC, Sl. killer weed, Sl. angel dust, Sl. thai stick or finger, opium; hallucinogen, psychedelic, LSD, Sl. acid, Sl. orange sunshine, Sl. windowpane, Sl. blotter, Sl. purple haze, STP; mescaline, peyote, mescal buttons, Sl. buttons, Sl. mushrooms; belladonna, deadly nightshade, jim-son weed, Sl. loco weed. See - stimulant (def. 1) and
-v. 3. stupefy, poison, narcotize, put under the influence, benumb, numb, blunt, dull, anesthetize, render insensible, deaden.
4. dope, administer a drug, dose, medicate, treat,
drugged, adj. 1. doped, Inf. dopey, sluggish, befuddled, dazed, stupefied, narcotized, numbed, benumbed, anesthetized, under, under the influence.
2. turned on, Sl. stoned, Inf. high, Sl. up, Sl. off, Sl.