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- n. an addiction to a drug (especially a narcotic drug)
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Dr Ellis gave a clear account of his conversation with the sergeant, explaining his knowledge of Mrs Holland’s drug addiction and his reasons for concealing it at the first visit.
But Trent had a secret sin-a drug addiction that he couldn t kick by himself.
His mother's drug addiction during pregnancy and a placental malfunction had shut off Robby's senses as surely as a sinking ship condemns compartment after compartment to the sea by the shutting of watertight doors.