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smoke

1. n. a tobacco cigarette; a pipe of tobacco; a cigar. I think I’ll have a smoke now.
2. n. the act of smoking anything smokable, including drugs. I need a smoke—of anything. I’m going to stop here for a smoke.
3. n. methyl alcohol; bad liquor; any liquor. They call it smoke because when you mix it with water and shake it, it’s cloudy.
4. n. exaggeration; deception. (see also blow smoke, smoke and mirrors.) If the smoke is too obvious, they’ll just get suspicious.
5. tv. to annihilate someone; to shoot someone. (Underworld.) Rocko tried time and time again to smoke Marlowe, always without success.
6. tv. to beat someone in a contest; to outrun, outdistance, or outplay someone. Jill smoked Dave in the bicycle race.
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In the daytime, the mountains were wrapped in smoke so dense and blinding, that the explorers, if by chance they separated, could only find each other by shouting.
What would you say to someone you know who regularly smokes around children?
What would you say to someone you know, who regularly smokes around children?
It's the easiest thing in the world to just run across the street and buy a pack of smokes.
If one smokes after ingesting lobelia, they will experience nausea as well, which can be useful for the quitter.
But the Chicago-based law firm, The Muller Firm, explains that DeMatteo isn't the first parent to lose custody of a child for smoking: "In a rush to prevent what one pundit called 'the most prevalent form of child abuse,' at least fifteen state courts, including California, Florida, Illinois, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee and Texas, have held that it is appropriate to consider whether a parent smokes around a child in determining whether or not they should be awarded custody.
SANTA CLARITA - As he smokes a cigarette after school, 14-year-old Justin, his sweat shirt hood over his head on a sunny day, looks younger than many eighth-grade boys.
Europe's Chunnel, for example, is a regular Tobacco Road, delivering more-affordable smokes (and alcohol) to Britain's absurdly overtaxed customers.
According to our recent mail survey on dancers, one out of every seven eighteen- and nineteen-year-olds currently in training or on the stage smokes.
As an Air Force physician during the Vietnam War era, I saw a new generation of soldiers--recruits who were too patriotic or too poor to be successful draft-evading hippies or yippies--get hooked on free cigarette samples or cheap PX smokes.
a $1 billion international organization of advertising agencies, smokes an average of three to four cigars a day--mostly on the job to avoid scolding from his wife.
We now know more about the effects of environmental tobacco smoke (ETS)--the official term for gases and particulates that disperse into the air when a smoker smokes--than any other indoor air pollutant.
A new study now suggests that genes exert a moderate influence on all aspects of smoking--even on how much one smokes.
This means that while only one in seven adults in Los Angeles County smokes cigarettes, a startling one in four African Americans continue to smoke.
Whether it's a party or lunch, there are going to be smokes," says Kevin McNamara, an 18-year-old Robinson senior and a regular attendee at the basement brunch.