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“The only thing they’re really addicted to,” he said, digging a toothpick between his teeth, “is guilt.”
Now, in the midst of a pandemic that risks pitching millions more into substance abuse, she is raising the 6-month-old child of one drug-addicted family member while struggling to find treatment for another.
One of the best features of modern gadgets like the Note20 Ultra is converting my squiggly, messy handwriting into typed text, a trick I first got addicted to when I was trying the Google Pixel Slate two years ago.Samsung Note20 Ultra review: Why this big phone works for the COVID era|Aaron Pressman|August 18, 2020|Fortune
In last week’s episode, we heard how Loyd himself was for years addicted to prescription painkillers.The Opioid Tragedy, Part 2: “It’s Not a Death Sentence” (Ep. 403)|Stephen J. Dubner|January 23, 2020|Freakonomics
Because we have an entire generation that we’ve addicted at this point.The Opioid Tragedy, Part 1: “We’ve Addicted an Entire Generation” (Ep. 402)|Stephen J. Dubner|January 16, 2020|Freakonomics
Paddle8 already has a “sticky collector base who are addicted to the site,” he says.William, Kate, and Jay Z’s Favorite Art Star: Alexander Gilkes' World of Rock Stars and Royalty|Tim Teeman|December 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He dealt drugs, was addicted to cocaine by the time he was 13, and found himself constantly in trouble with the law.Mark Wahlberg’s Pardon Plea: A Look Back At His Troubling, Violent, and Racist Rap Sheet|Marlow Stern|December 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I sometimes feel vexed by—but also addicted to—a sense of conflict, or a sense of being at odds with myself, or my choices.Michael C. Hall on Going Drag for ‘Hedwig and the Angry Inch’ and Exorcising ‘Dexter’|Marlow Stern|December 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In this “Just Say No” society, are we addicted to drug testing?
She wore her wounds with pride, addicted to looking as sick as she felt—a warrior in an interminable battle against herself.
"I did not know that spirits were addicted to bad language," said the Duchess.
I did not then know how little he was addicted to superstition.The Adventures of Ferdinand Count Fathom, Complete|Tobias Smollett
If he had been addicted to the compound, it would have been out of the question.Love Story|Irving E. Cox, Jr.
It is a fact that man is addicted to folly, and that woman is weak.
If they use foul language, or are addicted to bad habits, the children necessarily imitate them, and develop into bad characters.A Guide to Health|Mahatma Gandhi