n. A synthetic narcotic drug used as a sedative; Demerol is the trademark of a brand of meperidine.
Syn. -- meperidine hydrochloride, Demerol.
[WordNet 1.5]




(? ?), prop. a. Pertaining to, or resembling, the devil Mephistopheles, "a crafty, scoffing, relentless fiend;" devilish in character or aspect; crafty; showing cunning or ingenuity or wickedness; as, a mephistophelean glint in his eye.
Syn. -- devilish, diabolic, diabolical, mephistophelean.
[1913 Webster]


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