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truth serum

drug inducing one to speak uninhibitedly. [Science: Brewer Dictionary, 1105]
See: Honesty
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THE Birmingham Six, falsely accused of carrying out the pub bombings that killed 21 people, volunteered to undergo hypnosis, take truth drugs and submit to lie detector tests in a desperate bid to prove their innocence, previously secret documents reveal.
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Perhaps had the spokesperson responsible for the ambiguous bleating response to any accusation from the programme makers been forced to take a truth drug then how different would the answers have been?
Faced with the choice, and perhaps with the administration of a truth drug, I'm sure many would admit they favour an appearance at the new Wembley over a shot at the Super League grand final.
A dull 29 year-old salesman reverts through the use of a truth drug to relive a teenage moment of divine insight - or drug-induced delusion - at a rave in Amsterdam.
Cue comedy disaster highlighted by a dog down the RV's toilet, a sexy Cuban caterer with a secret, a toddler with a bottle of rum and Jack injecting Greg with a truth drug to try and unearth a dark secret.
I would like to ask why can't these two vile people be given a truth machine test, or be given a truth drug. I suppose someone would say that you would be taking their civil rights away from them.
THOSE doctors must have given Graeme Souness a special truth drug when they put him through his heart operations.
During World War II the Office of Strategic Services (O.S.S.), the Central Intelligence Agency's wartime predecessor, instituted a secret program to come up with a "truth drug' that could be used to break down the psychological defenses of suspects during interrogation.
Judge orders accused drug quiz BATMAN massacre accused James Holmes may be given a truth drug and quizzed to discover if he is sane.
Vincent Hickey, one of three men convicted of the murder of Carl Bridgewater, maintained his innocence during a truth drug test yesterday his solicitor said.
It's as if he has taken a truth drug and, with both his job and reputation on the line, is determined to give it to us straight.