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di pen duhns

  • n  the state of relying on or being controlled by someone or something else
  • n  being abnormally tolerant to and dependent on something that is psychologically or physically habit-forming (especially alcohol or narcotic drugs)

  • Just what does "at risk" mean in terms of actual likelihood for developing alcohol dependence? In a recent large scale prospective study of more than 40,000 people, researchers .
  • It's pure California: a hot sports car that doubles as a statement against pollution and oil dependence.
  • But Davis declined to discuss Slusser's earlier involvement, the nature or origin of Earthco's technology or how it has reduced American dependence on foreign oil.
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  • DuPont says wet spring to hit operating profit
    (Reuters) - Chemical maker DuPont said its operating profit would fall more than it expected in the first half of the year as a wet spring in North America and Europe hurt its agriculture business, sending its shares down 1.5 percent. Dupont is focusing on food and agricultural products to cut its dependence on a weakening market for paint pigments. The company expects its first-half operating ...
    June 13, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
  • First Watch: Low, 'Plastic Cup'
    In an eerie new video from Low, the band plays inside a glitter-filled snow globe, wearing period costumes, while giant, alien creatures look on. It's a strange interpretation of "Plastic Cup," a song ostensibly about a friend's history of drug abuse and dependence on others.
    June 13, 2013 - NPR
  • Scientists: Research Could Lead to Lower-Dose Painkillers, Reducing Dependence
    A team of scientists at the University of Michigan say they have identified a new approach to pain therapy that could lead to lower-dose painkillers, which may reduce the risk of dependence.
    June 11, 2013 - Join Together Online

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