Examples of addictive in a Sentence
highly addictive drugs like crack and heroin
the addictive thrill of surfing
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The second is the Snap-O-Lantern: an addictive combination of spiced pumpkin ice cream and heaps of gingersnap cookies.
That simple but profitable idea was to take a substance with addictive properties—in Arthur’s case, a benzo; in Raymond and Mortimer’s case, an opioid—and market it as a salve for a vast range of indications.
Both believed a bachelor’s degree would spare them from homelessness, wage slavery, and following in their parents’ addictive footsteps (meth in Waite’s case, alcohol in Jessup’s).
Since Millie Bobby Brown burst onto the scene as the breakout star of Netflix's addictive sci-fi series Stranger Things, her life has been something of a fairytale.
Doctors will prescribe highly-addictive opioids as pain relief under certain circumstances.
Public health officials blame a black market flooded with more dangerous options like fentanyl, a highly addictive synthetic that is 100 times more potent than morphine.
On Thursday, Delaware County joined a growing number of municipalities nationwide filing suit against manufacturers of addictive painkillers to recover costs of fighting the epidemic.
According to the recent correspondence in NEJM, this single paragraph was cited hundreds of times in the 1990s and 2000s to support the claim that prescription painkillers weren’t that addictive.
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