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fiend

(Addict), noun abuser, drug abuser, drug addict, drug user, narcotics addict, person hooked on something, user

fiend

(Enthusiast), noun admirer, adorer, buff, crazed fan, devotee, disciple, fan, fanatic, idolizer, individual with a onetrack mind, individual with a single minded dogma, infatuate, lover, worshiper, zealot
See also: enthusiast
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One of Merriam's informants talked with two "sporting women and dope fiends," and commented that it was hard to get any drugs at present.
Red the Fiend only whets the appetite for more of what Sorrentino calls his "ordinary folks.
STAR J OnIt's a Knockout SEX FIEND J Hall at court yesterday SEX FIEND J y y Hall at court yesterday Picture: ANDREW STENNING
With the Fiend temporarily restrained and the war over, Tom, Alice, and Master Gregory return to Chipenden to oversee the rebuilding of the Spook's house.
The sex fiend, from Milton of Campsie, near Glasgow, fled to Costa Blanca after serving four years for attacks on two boys and their sister.
The sex fiend carried out the attack on Boxing Day, 2004, after dragging his terrified teenage victim off the street into a Wednes-bury cemetery.
In a narrative that resonates soundly with our own uncertain times, Larabee tells how an "affable Victorian gentleman" turned out to be the ruthless Dynamite Fiend, who watched as a bomb he had designed killed 80 people and wounded 50 more on a dock in Bremen, Germany.
The pathological knife fiend known as ``the carver'' still is on the loose, having already made his mark on both surgeons.
A SEX fiend who raped five women in the Midlands has been jailed for 150 years in the United States.
Her mother, the exercise fiend psychologist, is constantly trying to get her to diet, and her father constantly reminds her how pretty she'd be if she just lost weight.
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A SEX fiend posed as a former boxing hero to attract unsuspecting women.