drug drug  /d ˈrəɡ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a substance that is used as a medicine or narcotic
  2. (v) administer a drug to
  3. (v) use recreational drugs

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Usage(s):

  1. A deadly blast in Mexico City raises fears that Mexican drug cartels are adopting the tactics of their Colombian allies.
  2. Photographer Anthony Suau documents the surging influence of the drug cartels in Northern Mexico and the efforts by police to maintain law and order.
  3. In preliminary trials, a potential new drug for advanced prostate cancer has shrunk tumors in the lab and reduced signs of the disease in patients with resistant disease.

News

  1. Drug dog sniff cases may not pass smell test

    FARGO - Prosecutors worry that some Cass County District Court drug cases could be jeopardized by a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision that ruled drug dog sniffs are searches and require a warrant.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: The Fargo Forum

  2. Drug rip-off results in injury

    A drug deal gone wrong occurred a little after 10 a.m. this morning, resulting in a moderate injury at Las Palmas Elementary School off West Las Palmas Avenue in Patterson.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Patterson Irrigator

  3. Drug boosts fat tissue's calorie-burning ability in lab

    A drug that mimics the activity of thyroid hormone significantly increases the amount of energy burned by fat tissue and promotes weight loss, an animal study of metabolism finds. The results were presented Sunday at The Endocrine Society's 95th Annual Meeting in San Francisco.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: EurekAlert!

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Quotes

  1. "I feel very strongly we have a co-responsibility," Clinton told reporters, adding: "Our insatiable demand for illegal drugs fuels the drug trade. Our inability to prevent weapons from being illegally smuggled across the border to arm these...
    on Mar 25, 2009 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: Washington Post

  2. "This process has been drug out a long time," Bush added.
    on Jun 11, 2007 By: President Bush Source: San Francisco Chronicle

  3. "He never gave me HGH or any PEDs," Woods said. "I've never taken that my entire life. I've never taken any illegal drug, ever."
    on Apr 6, 2010 By: Tiger Wood Source: Sydney Morning Herald

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