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addicted

adjective accustomed, attached, fanatic, given over, habituated, imbued with, in the habit, obsessed with, prone to, rei deditus, surrendered to, under the influence of, wedded to
Associated concepts: addicted to alcohol, addicted to drugs, addicted to pills
See also: accustomed, inveterate
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He had always clung to the illusion that Germans were fat, absurd men, who smoked china pipes, and were addicted to knowledge and horseflesh and sauerkraut and indigestible things generally.
Madly addicted to the drinking of water when he was hot, he had swelled in consequence to his present girth, and instead of reducing himself to fit his tree he had, unknown to the others, whittled his tree to make it fit him.
The Scarecrow now presented a very respectable appearance, and although in no way addicted to vanity he was quite pleased with himself and strutted a trifle as he walked.
He was remarkably truthful, and was neither dissipated nor addicted to drink.
He was white-haired and amiable, with a deep-lined aquiline face, was addicted to low bows, and indeed, always seemed to carry himself at half-cock, as though just descending into one, or just recovering himself.
Whether the trouble was anything more serious than "incompatibility of temper," he is probably the only living person that knows: he is not addicted to the vice of confidences.
and somewhat addicted to dancing and the theft of children.
Young Halpin was of a dreamy, indolent and rather romantic turn, somewhat more addicted to literature than law, the profession to which he was bred.
He then launched forth into the most bitter invectives both against men and women; accusing the former of having no attachment but to their interest, and the latter of being so addicted to vicious inclinations that they could never be safely trusted with one of the other sex.
a poem to which he was greatly addicted, when Mr Pickering's 'Hi
This Miggs was a tall young lady, very much addicted to pattens in private life; slender and shrewish, of a rather uncomfortable figure, and though not absolutely ill-looking, of a sharp and acid visage.
Summary: A girl was found addicted to tramadol pills after her mother gave it to children for minor ailments.