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adjective as in habit-forming

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He told lawmakers that the company "took a page from Big Tobacco's playbook, working to make our offering addictive at the outset" and arguing that his former employer has been hugely detrimental to society.

Today Purdue is the target of thousands of lawsuits, charged with having downplayed the addictive nature of OxyContin.

We’re just providing them with information that this is an opioid, it’s addictive, it’s dangerous, you should bring it back.

While none of these new drugs proved to be non-addictive, they did become very useful in the medical management of acute pain.

Oxycontin was a time-released version of oxycodone that Purdue aggressively marketed to the medical community, saying it “might” be less addictive than other opioids.

It remains a Schedule I narcotic to this day, considered as dangerous and addictive by the federal government as heroin and MDMA.

The Flash is the latest addictive series from Berlanti, who serves as showrunner with Kreisberg.

The celebrity scandals became addictive to both the reporters and the readers.

The show is as precisely plotted as a soap opera and beautifully lit; entirely, fatally addictive.

The best part, says Ansel, is the “utterly addictive” whipped honey brown butter served in a dish alongside.

Free and fun -- addictive social games with lots of cool people playing them from all over the world.

The drugs students are taking today are more potent, more dangerous, and more addictive than ever.

Crack or freebase rock is extremely addictive, and its effects are felt within 10 seconds.

He should have reasoned that out long ago; he should have realized it was impossible to have immunity to an addictive drug.

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On this page you'll find 3 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to addictive, such as: obsessive, null, and hooking.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.