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  • n  someone who is so ardently devoted to something that it resembles an addiction
    a golf addict
  • n  someone who is physiologically dependent on a substance; abrupt deprivation of the substance produces withdrawal symptoms
  • v  to cause (someone or oneself) to become dependent (on something, especially a narcotic drug)

  • The protagonist starts off as a teen-age prostitute and drug addict who haunts the squalid fringes of West Germany's affluent society.
  • One addict told me he would not be satisfied until he could hear the drop of saliva from the French horns.
  • Talese argued that Frey, in the gripping manuscript he submitted, had described himself as a liar, a cheater and an addict, and under those circumstances she did not believe she .
News & Articles

  • Video: Confessions of a Recovering Heroin Addict, Part IV
    Recovering heroin addict Jade Fishburn, now 37, struggled with substance abuse (including alcohol) for most of her life. Part of those years included an addiction to heroin. She has been clean since October 2011. This is her story, Part 4.
    June 10, 2013 - The Canton Repository
  • Video: Confessions of a Recovering Heroin Addict, Part III
    Recovering heroin addict Jade Fishburn, now 37, struggled with substance abuse (including alcohol) for most of her life. Part of those years included an addiction to heroin. She has been clean since October 2011. This is her story, Part 3.
    June 10, 2013 - The Canton Repository
  • Video: Confessions of a Recovering Heroin Addict, Part I
    Recovering heroin addict Jade Fishburn, now 37, struggled with substance abuse (including alcohol) for most of her life. Part of those years included an addiction to heroin. She has been clean since October 2011. This is her story, Part 1.
    June 10, 2013 - The Canton Repository
Quotes

  • Rowan Williams in Sky News
    Interviewed on BBC Radio 4's Today programme, Dr Rowan Williams said the Prime Minister's plan to boost spending was like an "addict returning to the drug".
  • Tara Conner in FOXNews
    I'm always going to be an alcoholic addict,Conner, 21, said. "It's something I'm going to have to live with. I'm going to have to take actions every day to keep a good, healthy recovery."
  • Jerry Brown in International Herald Tribune
    What we have in this case is a conspiracy among three individuals,Brown told a news conference. "Howard K. Stern is the principal enabler, and Dr. Erosevich and Dr. Kapoor are prescribing drugs excessively to a known addict and using false...

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