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- adj. Being physically or psychologically dependent on something.
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of addict.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. compulsively or physiologically dependent on something habit-forming
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KING: Were you encouraged, Robert Redford, by the president using the term addicted to oil in the State of the Union?
Retelling the evolution of humans and 'reward' brain chemistry and addiction (or habituation), combined with peer status, to posit the moral of the story: Being overconsumption-addicted is a death grip -- our own.
The problem with Lindsay Lonely and a lot of celebrities who are addicted is that they get coddled.
The problem is that most corporate cultures remain addicted to the draining ethic of more, bigger, faster.
And coming to the aid of the addicted is Alan Klein, a Minnesotan who three years ago launched the McRib Locator, a site that tracks appearances of the Yeti-like sandwich.
You forgot to add: so that we can remain addicted to a fuel source that is controlled by the middle east!
The only way to not become addicted is to never start smoking in the first place!
However, if that's a fault, and it most a assuredly is, I hope you may think; what a good fault to have, because it's this which makes me human rather than just another, spin addicted, politician
Gettin addicted, got to level 14 with no cheating and the AI player bugged n juts held it in a vacuum for like 5 mins til i quit.
I have made this pudding many many times (in my pregnancy especially!) and my suggestion to anyone who tries this and gets addicted is to premix the dry ingredients into ziplock bags.
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