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Princeton's WordNet

  1. drugverb

    a substance that is used as a medicine or narcotic

  2. drug, doseverb

    administer a drug to

    "They drugged the kidnapped tourist"

    do drugs, dose

  3. drug, do drugsverb

    use recreational drugs

    do drugs, dose

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  1. drugnoun

    medicine, physic, remedy

  2. drugnoun

    unsalable article

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  1. Amy Graves/Getty Images:

    When I was a cop in the '80s and even before that, we've always had a certain number of homeless in the community, and we knew what their issues were, they were either drug-addicted, alcoholics, mentally ill. It's the same population, which is the majority of the homeless.

  2. Sarah Larney:

    To me the most important message to take from this study is that we need to think beyond the drug. People using opioids are people first and foremost, and have complex health and social needs, making sure people have access to essential medicines to treat HIV and hepatitis C ; encouraging smoking cessation through access to nicotine replacement therapies ; and ensuring access to nutritious food and safe shelter would all go towards reducing the death toll in this population.

  3. Bill Maher:

    Even Bill Cosby today was like ‘At least I’m thoughtful enough to give them a drug in their drink,’.

  4. Henry Cuellar:

    When you're constantly working at full speed and don't have all the resources because your primary mission is to fight the drug cartels, yeah, you're going to be stretched.

  5. Bernie Sanders:

    Instead of answering my questions or lowering the price of this drug, they've hired a lobbying firm, it is now clear that some patients are rationing their supply of Firdapse because they cannot afford to cover the outrageous cost of the drug, which they used to receive at no cost.

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