heroin vs heroine :


  • n  a narcotic that is considered a hard drug; a highly addictive morphine derivative; intravenous injection provides the fastest and most intense rush

  • n  the main good female character in a work of fiction
  • n  a woman possessing heroic qualities or a woman who has performed heroic deeds
News & Articles

  • Heroin: Unintended consequence of meth, Rx drug crackdown
    Think of a heroin user and what comes to mind? A gaunt addict in some flophouse with a needle hanging out of his arm?
    June 17, 2013 - Tacoma News Tribune
  • Jason Gonzalez sold heroin to informant twice in last month, police say
    A man who sold heroin to a police informant twice outside a restaurant over the last month has been busted, officials said. Jason O. Gonzalez sold heroin to the informant last Wednesday and on May 17 in the parking lot of the fast-food restaurant in the 300 block of Broadway in Bethlehem, officials said. During a search of Gonzalez's home at 518 Itaska St., Bethlehem, police found heroin, wax ...
    June 17, 2013 - WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
  • Heroin making its mark on Sheboygan
    Heroin is the latest drug to hit the streets in Sheboygan County and law enforcement officers are fighting back harder than ever before.
    June 16, 2013 - Sheboygan Press

  • Disney's 'Frozen' Teaser Trailer: A Clever Snowman Loses His Carrot
    This winter we’ll get another heroine-focused Disney flick with Frozen , which is loosely based on the fairy tale The Snow Queen by Hans Christian Andersen . While the first looks at the animated film looked like this one was going to turn out rather dark, the first teaser trailer gives us something very fun and silly.
    June 18, 2013 - ScreenCrave
  • 'Doctor Who' star Jenna-Louise Coleman cast in 'Death Comes to Pemberley'
    The all-star casting of BBC One's "Death Comes to Pemberley" mini-series continues. Jenna-Louise Coleman, best known to American audiences as Clara, the Doctor's most recent companion on "Doctor Who." According to Deadline, Coleman will play the part of Lydia Wickham, the youngest sister of "Pride and Prejudice" heroine Elizabeth Bennet (played by Anna Maxwell Martin in this adaptation). The ...
    June 18, 2013 - Zap2It
  • Books on Review: ‘Call The Midwife: A Memoir of Birth, Joy, and Hard Times’ by Jennifer Worth
    Whoever heard of a midwife as a literary heroine? Yet midwifery is the very stuff of drama. Every child is conceived either in love or lust, is born in pain, followed by joy or sometimes remorse. A Midwife is in the thick of it, she sees it all.
    June 17, 2013 - Dunn County News