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Synonyms for addict

Synonyms for addict

someone who is so ardently devoted to something that it resembles an addiction

someone who is physiologically dependent on a substance

to cause (someone or oneself) to become dependent (on something, especially a narcotic drug)


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He added: "I was a drug addict and all our houses are run by former drug addicts.
Sex addicts use sex to manage and suppress their feelings in the same way as alcoholics use drink or drug addicts use drugs.
The contaminated drug has been blamed for causing a string of overdoses among Teesside addicts.
He then went back to his studies, passed his matriculation and decided to dedicate the rest of his life to the care of addicts.
Thousands of addicts have died over the past decade, and thousands more will perish if something isn't done, they say.
Incarcerating addicts rarely yields positive results, said Hector M.
While the author feels there is no one way to change the addict or the addictive organization, she goes so far as to concede that "there is no right answer.
DETROIT -- Project Prevention, a non profit organization that pays drug addicts and alcoholics to not get pregnant, was asked by concerned Detroit residents to return to their city to help the addicts there.
The second module, "The Mind of the Addict," explains how and why addicts think and behave like they do.
The Happy Addict is the first addiction recovery book to pull together strategies from Coaching, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy and Neuro-linguistic Programming to help addicts achieve happiness in sobriety.
Throwing a drug addict in jail without an efficient rehabilitating programme may destroy him or manage to disrupt other inmates who are in jail for other petty crimes.
Police investigators, however, said it seemed the deceased was a drug addict and died due to excessive use of drugs and hot weather.
An addict will seek to muffle out the stress in their life through having sex.
Every day in our field, well-meaning counselors sit with families torn apart by the consequences of trying to help an addict toward a sustained recovery.