Yet, aside from the Porsche and a developing taste for cocaine, he indulged in few luxuries.
Just last week, it was reported that the 44-year-old Hunter was discharged from the Navy after testing positive for cocaine.
The Drug Enforcement Administration monitors the use of cocaine.
Before long, he had picked up a cocaine habit, sharing what he had, and getting his famous friends the drugs that they wanted.
She often had poor public behavior, as she would get drunk and was caught with cocaine.
You know what I mean, don't you—black drawing-rooms, futurist wall-papers, opium dens and a cocaine box!
The uneasiness and erratic movements of a user of cocaine was in her manner.
A solution of beta-eucaine or novocaine may be used in preference to cocaine, as being less dangerous.
The physician may be compelled to use a solution of cocaine for this purpose.
The application of cocaine and adrenalin may allow of careful inspection of the septum.
1874, from Modern Latin cocaine (1856), coined by Albert Niemann of Gottingen University from coca (from Quechua cuca) + chemical suffix -ine (2). A medical coinage, the drug was used 1870s as a local anaesthetic for eye surgery, etc. "It is interesting to note that although cocaine is pronounced as a disyllabic word it is trisyllabic in its formation." [Flood]
cocaine co·caine (kō-kān', kō'kān')
A colorless or white crystalline alkaloid extracted from coca leaves, sometimes used as a local anesthetic especially for the eyes, nose, or throat and widely used as an illicit drug for its euphoric and stimulating effects.
A colorless or white crystalline alkaloid extracted from coca leaves. Cocaine is sometimes used in medicine as a local anesthetic, especially for the eyes, nose, or throat. It is also widely used as an illicit drug for its euphoric and stimulating effects. Chemical formula: C17H21NO4.