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truth serum

drug inducing one to speak uninhibitedly. [Science: Brewer Dictionary, 1105]
See: Honesty
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American Civil Liberties Union's Dror Ladin said: "CIA doctors were hunting for a 'truth serum'." Abu Zubay-dah's 2002 capture in Pakistan prompted the agency to create the extreme interrogation programme many now view as torture.
* In partnership with Starlight Children's Foundation, OleHenriksen has created a new limited-edition, luxury-size Truth Serum for Holiday 2017.
The psychiatrist and hospital chief superintendent is alleged to have injected children with the 'truth serum' sodium amytal before sexually abusing them.
GOTHAM: WRATH OF THE VILLAINS - SEASON FINALE Channel 5, 10.00pm While a shapeshifting imposter leads his partner Bullock away, Jim Gordon is strapped to a chair in the bowels of Indian Hill - where Hugo Strange injects the detective with a truth serum and encourages him to open up about his deepest feelings.
GOTHAM: WRATH OF THE VILLAINS - SEASON FINALE Channel 5, 10pm While a shapeshifting imposter leads his partner Bullock away, Jim Gordon is strapped to a chair in the bowels of Indian Hill - where Hugo Strange injects the detective with a truth serum and encourages him to open up about his deepest feelings.
looks to take another step in the right direction when he defends his Oklahoma State middleweight championship against experienced Abel "Truth Serum" Perry Saturday, May 21 at the Firelake Arena in Shawnee, OK.
If we were ladling out truth serum, we would probably discover that this is what has earned the gall of the nation's AGs: for the great majority of fandom, fantasy sports are a sucker's bet.
California CPA talked to her about her love of wine and how she goes about making the well-known truth serum from the all-mighty grape.
IF you took the average air passenger, gave him some truth serum and asked him what he felt was the most intimidating aspect of flying the chances are that he would say, rudeness.
Far more empathy enters her choice to cooperate this time, administering truth serum to Helena's partner, a prisoner who thinks he is being euthanized as he requested.
In particular, a scene of unburdening facilitated by a truth serum is a tour-de-force of raw, tearstained emotion that bodes well for the concluding chapter Allegiance, which will be released in two parts a la The Hunger Games.
One scene of unburdening facilitated by a truth serum is a particular tour-de-force of raw, tear-stained emotion that bodes well for the concluding chapter Allegiance (set to be released in two parts a la The Hunger Games and Harry Potter).