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1 a person who regularly uses drugs especially illegally
  • an inspiring story about addicts who seek help and manage to kick their habit

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2 a person with a strong and habitual liking for something
  • science-fiction addicts who eagerly await each new installment in the series

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The first known use of addict was in 1612

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“Addict.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 May. 2021.

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