from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A physical and psychological habituation to a mood- or mind-altering drug, such as alcohol or cocaine.
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- n. physical and psychological dependency on an addictive drug
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Del's entire body itched, his bones twisting with deep grinding pain as the chemical dependency yanked mercilessly on his nervous system.