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  Definition of addict
  1. someone who is physiologically dependent on a substance; abrupt deprivation of the substance produces withdrawal symptoms
  2. someone who is so ardently devoted to something that it resembles an addiction; "a golf addict"; "a car nut"; "a news junkie"
  3. to cause (someone or oneself) to become dependent (on something, especially a narcotic drug)
Similar Words: nut, freak, junkie, junky, hook

 

Hyponyms: caffeine addict, caffein addict, drug addict, junkie, junky, speed freak, gym rat

 

Entailments: use, habituate

 

Derivational Morphology: hook, bait, come-on, lure, sweetener, addiction, dependence, dependency, habituation, nut, freak, junkie, junky

 

 
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