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synonyms for drug abuse

  • alcohol abuse
  • drug use
  • addiction
  • alcoholic addiction
  • alcoholism
  • chemical abuse
  • dipsomania
  • drug dependence
  • drug habit
  • habit
  • narcotics abuse
  • solvent abuse
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How to use drug abuse in a sentence

But green Chartreuse unhappily is not innocent; it is more than a spirit, it is a powerful drug.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Quaint old Burton in his "Anatomy of Melancholy," recognizes the virtues of the plant while he anathematizes its abuse.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
He shan't marry me without your consent, so don't be angry and abuse us all; for which you will be sorry an hour hence.
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
Notwithstanding, they bear with much patience a great deal of abuse from unkind masters.
OUR LITTLE KOREAN COUSINH. LEE M. PIKE
Five years later he was drawing a large salary, and at the age of thirty he had opened a retail drug store of his own.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
This abuse, as the years went on, instead of diminishing grew in strength if not in grace.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
On the other hand directors are not permitted to abuse their power; they must act in good faith.
PUTNAM'S HANDY LAW BOOK FOR THE LAYMANALBERT SIDNEY BOLLES
Excess and abuse may be found in the smoking and chewing of tobacco as in other things.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
He began by speaking softly to her, but as his anger increased, he changed his tone to one of loud abuse.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
Each cachet contained three decigrams of malourea, the insidious drug notorious under its trade name of Veronal.
DOPESAX ROHMER
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WORDS RELATED TO DRUG ABUSE

  • addiction
  • alcohol abuse
  • alcoholic addiction
  • alcoholism
  • chemical abuse
  • dipsomania
  • drug abuse
  • drug dependence
  • drug habit
  • drug use
  • habit
  • narcotics abuse
  • solvent abuse
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.