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synonyms for substance abuse

  • alcohol abuse
  • drug 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 substance abuse in a sentence

In withdrawing aside sorrow remaineth: and the substance of the poor is according to his heart.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
Its backbone should be the study of biology and its substance should be the threshing out of the burning questions of our day.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
The nature both of this substance and the antecedent substance from which it is derived is not known.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
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.
But this paper was a very tough, fibrous substance, and would resist quite a heavy blow as well as keep out the cold.
OUR LITTLE KOREAN COUSINH. LEE M. PIKE
There has always been a mystery connected with this remarkable substance.
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
He had followed to his humble home the aged man who had that morning paid his substance into the bank.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
A great many people besides the Governor desired to see letters the substance of which could be so differently understood.
THE EVE OF THE REVOLUTIONCARL BECKER
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SUBSTANCE ABUSE

  • alcoholic abuse
  • alcoholism
  • alcoholism abuse
  • dipsomania
  • drinking
  • hitting the bottle
  • substance abuse
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.