addict (one) to

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addict (one) to

To become, or cause someone else to become, dependent on a particular substance or thing. That first use of cocaine addicted me to it. So many people have addicted themselves to caffeine.
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addict someone to something

to cause someone to become habituated to something, usually alcohol or some another drug. The hospital personnel were thought to have addicted John to morphine. She ended up addicting herself to the substance.
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Freedom is just one thought away, let's free ourselves from our old patterns of thinking and behaviour, clean past hurts, resolve conflicts, let go of everything that we have held on to which only addicted us to pain.
We are facing the tough leaders because we humans are rough and following the false promise making leader has addicted us to luxuries alienating the necessities which are necessary for health and happiness.