Then there is the nicotine: a stimulant that for the addict also has the added effect of calming the nerves.
Because cigarettes can be either a stimulant or a relaxant, the game has two modes.
What's interesting about the study's finding is that it dodges the trap that snares much of the research on stimulant medication.
They are all stimulant and antispasmodic, and are used either internally or as a friction, like oil of amber.
That he had needed a stimulant that day was because he had been soured and would not try with his wits about him.
If one must have a stimulant it is better to be assured of its purity.
And the stimulant she found in the savage wooing of his unscrupulous rival.
As a stimulant to fistulous sinuses and ulcers in persons of scrofulous habits.
Alcohol is not a stimulant, but is really a narcotic that is very depressing.
The stimulating effect on the brain is so brief that tobacco can not properly be termed a stimulant.
stimulant stim·u·lant (stĭm'yə-lənt)
An agent that arouses organic activity, strengthens the action of the heart, increases vitality, and promotes a sense of well-being. adj.
Serving as or being a stimulant.