opium addict


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Noun1.opium addict - someone addicted to opium
drug addict, junkie, junky - a narcotics addict
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opium addict

noppiomane m/f
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1859: Thomas de Quincey, essayist and opium addict, died in Scotland.
An inquest at Cardiff Coroners' Court on Monday heard how the fatherof-three, a former opium addict, had bought the drug from China in order to wean him off heroin.
An opium addict she has turned her eight children, the eldest an 18-year-old daughter, into addicts.
AN OPIUM addict who organised one of the biggest crystal meth smuggling operations discovered in the UK was jailed.
He is in love with the daughter of Captain Hamilton (Gleeson) who violently opposes the match on the grounds that Poe is 'a raving alcoholic, opium addict, and a lunatic'.
Thayil, an acclaimed poet and journalist, explores addicts in 1970s Old Bombay from a unique perspective: he spent two decades of his own life as an opium addict in the seedy underbelly of the city.
London, September 23 ( ANI ): A controversial biography claims John Keats was an opium addict and he used the drug while he wrote some of his most famous poems.
The only Lake District poet who might have been interested in the offer was opium addict Samuel Taylor Coleridge who wrote Kubla Khan's pleasure dome under the influence and had been a bit of a lad in his youth.
Earlier Wednesday, the head of the federal prosecutors' office, Harald Range, confirmed that an investigation had been launched and officers had conducted a house search in early November - right after the start of the US-driven tensions against Iran, when Washington officials alleged that Iran was using an opium addict to hire a sniper from the Mexican drug cartel, los Zetas, to kill a Saudi envoy, which was then followed by a US dictated report by the UN nuclear watchdog against Iran which lacked any substantive information to corroborate its allegations against Iran's nuclear program.
Professor Aziz Konukman said the economy was dependent on foreign capital like an opium addict.
They're forced to surrender most of what they earn to Loc, an opium addict who controls them and who cut off Minh's arm years earlier to make him a more sympathetic beggar.
The pivotal figure is Deeti, a Bihari poppy farmer and widow of an opium addict, who was impregnated on her wedding night by her "leering, slack-jawed" brother-in-law and rescued from committing suttee on her husband's funeral pyre.