addict, nut, freak, junkie, junky(noun)
someone who is so ardently devoted to something that it resembles an addiction
"a golf addict"; "a car nut"; "a bodybuilding freak"; "a news junkie"
someone who is physiologically dependent on a substance; abrupt deprivation of the substance produces withdrawal symptoms
to cause (someone or oneself) to become dependent (on something, especially a narcotic drug)
fleece, thieve, filch, cabbage, surcharge, sneak, snare, accost, snarf, swipe, hook, pluck, nobble, pilfer, crochet, overcharge, pinch, soak, lift, gazump, cop, rob, glom, solicit, purloin, snitch, plume, knock off, abstract
To cause someone to become addicted, especially to a harmful drug
To involve oneself in something habitually, to the exclusion of almost anything else.
To adapt; to make suitable; to fit.
someone addicted to drugs that will do whatever they can to buy even the smallest amount for a fix
the heads are out panhandling for their fix early today.
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Think of how we forgive or redeem the alcoholic or the drug addict, we don't blindly believe they are 'cured,' but we allow the space for their behavior to show they're redeemed.
It is not heroin or cocaine that makes one an addict, it is the need to escape from a harsh reality. There are more television addicts, more baseball and football addicts, more movie addicts, and certainly more alcohol addicts in this country than there are narcotics addicts.
Chris, a recovering addict, had a prescription for Ativan and may have taken more Ativan than recommended dosages, the family believes that if Chris took his life, he did not know what he was doing, and that drugs or other substances may have affected his actions.
Part of alcoholism is lying, when you’re an addict, you know you ca n’tbe honest with people. You say what you wantthem to hear. I ca n’t be mad at David for that, butit’s still a tragedy.
I do not use crack cocaine, nor am I an addict of crack cocaine.
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- مدمن, مدمنةArabic
- пристрастявам, привърженик, пристрастявам се, навиквам, наркоманBulgarian
- addicteCatalan, Valencian
- závislák, fanatikCzech
- Süchtiger, süchtigGerman
- maniulo, toksomaniuloEsperanto
- drogadicto, [[causar]] [[adicción]] [[en]], [[volver]] [[adicto]], adicto, toxicómanoSpanish
- alkoholisti, väärinkäyttäjä, fani, -himoinen, kannattaja, [[saada]] [[koukkuun]], omistautua, riippuvainen, [[tulla]] [[riippuvaiseksi]], [[jäädä]] [[koukkuun]], alkoholisoida, orjuuttaa, addikti, entusiasti, narkomaaniFinnish
- intoxiqué, dépendante, dépendantFrench
- tràill, leanmhainneachScottish Gaelic
- dependente, narcomanoInterlingua
- verslaafde, fanDutch
- maniak, fanatyk, entuzjasta, nałogowiec, uzależnionyPolish
- viciar-se, viciar, entusiasta, viciado, adicto, fanáticoPortuguese
- người nghiệnVietnamese
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