Definitions

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  • adjective addicted to a drug

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Examples

  • They broke through with Half Nelson, a very conventional story about a drug-addicted school teacher enlivened mightily by an astonishing performance by Ryan Gosling.

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  • They broke through with Half Nelson, a very conventional story about a drug-addicted school teacher enlivened mightily by an astonishing performance by Ryan Gosling.

    Michael Giltz: DVDs: Keep Your "Eyes On The Prize" and "Superman" (Not That One) And More

  • I then watched with growing discomfort as I realized that these women, poor women, desperate women, drug-addicted women, women under the control of a pimp, women who are victims of violence and exploitation, were being used to highlight wealthy celebrities' poor fashion choices.

    Rachel Lloyd: The Power Behind Policing Fashion

  • The British actor Christian Bale has won the best supporting actor Oscar for his performance as a drug-addicted former boxer in The Fighter.

    Oscars 2011: Christian Bale wins fight for best supporting actor award

  • I then watched with growing discomfort as I realized that these women, poor women, desperate women, drug-addicted women, women under the control of a pimp, women who are victims of violence and exploitation, were being used to highlight wealthy celebrities' poor fashion choices.

    Rachel Lloyd: The Power Behind Policing Fashion

  • I then watched with growing discomfort as I realized that these women, poor women, desperate women, drug-addicted women, women under the control of a pimp, women who are victims of violence and exploitation, were being used to highlight wealthy celebrities' poor fashion choices.

    Rachel Lloyd: The Power Behind Policing Fashion

  • He had the best, but fell victim to all the worst  “Sin City” has to offer, ending in his demise – drug-addicted, barred from the only life he really knew (casino life), his live-in lover and his best friend accused of his murder.

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  • Most of the stories are conventional slices-of-life revealing something essential about Beth's upbringing by a drug-addicted, borderline mentally ill mother, her attempts to cope with the miserable circumstances in which she is forced to live, her escape from those circumstances and subsequent efforts to establish some sense of normalcy for herself, etc.

    Narrative Strategies

  • I then watched with growing discomfort as I realized that these women, poor women, desperate women, drug-addicted women, women under the control of a pimp, women who are victims of violence and exploitation, were being used to highlight wealthy celebrities' poor fashion choices.

    Rachel Lloyd: The Power Behind Policing Fashion

  • Instead, the changes are designed to reduce the current prison population by, for example, offering treatment to drug-addicted parolees to prevent them from returning to prison for lengthy periods after their release.

    States Seek Prison Breaks

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