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synonyms for addiction

  • bag
  • bent
  • craving
  • dependence
  • enslavement
  • fixation
  • hang-up
  • hook
  • inclination
  • jones
  • kick
  • monkey
  • obsession
  • shot
  • thing
  • monkey on back
  • sweet tooth
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antonyms for addiction

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  • dislike
  • hate
  • indifference
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How to use addiction in a sentence

Don’t worry, though—with basic research skills and a solid strategy in mind, you’ll be able to sift through the noise and turn your new addiction into a more healthy habit.
USE TIKTOK TO BUILD THE PERFECT WORKOUTSANDRA GUTIERREZ G.SEPTEMBER 17, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
Still, Morris has gotten some attention by pitching himself as “the great American comeback story” — beating an opioid addiction to turn his life around.
THE TRAILER: THE FIRST STATE GOES LASTDAVID WEIGELSEPTEMBER 15, 2020WASHINGTON POST
If you have an addiction problem, you shouldn’t put someone in a situation where they might be tempted.
MOMOFUKU’S DAVID CHANG ON THE BIG CHANGES THE RESTAURANT INDUSTRY NEEDS TO MAKE TO SURVIVEBETH KOWITTSEPTEMBER 14, 2020FORTUNE
They’re areas that light up in response to images of food when a person is hungry, or to drug-related images in people with addiction.
WHY DO YOU FEEL LONELY? NEUROSCIENCE IS STARTING TO FIND ANSWERS.AMY NORDRUMSEPTEMBER 4, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Experts say addiction has led men to spend money on khat that could have been used for their children’s education or to upgrade the quality of their family’s life.
HOW THE PANDEMIC IS SAVING LIVES IN THE HORN OF AFRICAEROMO EGBEJULESEPTEMBER 3, 2020OZY
This leaves deeper brain circuits and their functions, including memory, addiction, emotion, and many types of mental illnesses off the table.
NEURALINK’S WILDLY ANTICIPATED NEW BRAIN IMPLANT: THE HYPE VS. THE SCIENCESHELLY FANSEPTEMBER 1, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
We’re seeing an addiction and opioid epidemic in this country already.
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His talent was undeniable, as evidenced in what would have been his sophomore album, and his struggles with depression and anxiety are reflected in the frequently intertwined themes of death and drug addiction in his songs.
WE HEAR DEAD PEOPLE: OUR FAVORITE POSTHUMOUS HIP-HOP ALBUMS. EVERJOSHUA EFERIGHEAUGUST 31, 2020OZY
Camille Drachman, a therapist and trauma expert, works at Sierra Tucson, an addiction treatment center in Arizona.
HOW MANAGERS CAN RECOGNIZE BURNOUT REMOTELYKRISTINE GILLAUGUST 28, 2020FORTUNE
Kannon, aged 59, renowned for starring as Princess Talara in the blockbuster film “Nova Quest,” is bi-polar and struggles with alcohol abuse and drug addiction.
‘A STAR IS BORED’ A DELICIOUS WORK OF FICTIONKATHI WOLFEAUGUST 13, 2020WASHINGTON BLADE
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WORDS RELATED TO ADDICTION

  • addiction
  • alcohol addiction
  • alcohol dependence
  • crapulence
  • dipsomania
  • drunkenness
  • methomania
  • problem drinking
  • substance abuse
  • vinosity
  • addiction
  • beaten path
  • characteristic
  • consuetude
  • daily grind
  • fashion
  • form
  • grind
  • groove
  • habit
  • habitude
  • hang-up
  • into
  • manner
  • matter of course
  • mode
  • observance
  • practice
  • praxis
  • precedent
  • procedure
  • routine
  • rule
  • second nature
  • shot
  • swim
  • thing
  • trick
  • usage
  • use
  • way
  • wont
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