get high


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get high

To achieve a state of mental euphoria, as from substance intoxication (most often in reference to marijuana). After working a 10-hour shift, all I want to do is get high and watch TV. Who needs drugs? I get high from my two-hour run every day!
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Although the coroner declared it an accident, Mike McCarty died from the tragic consequences of abusing everyday products to get high - a growing and troubling trend on the rise with adolescents.
Over-the-counter drug use has grown from modest to startling proportions over the last 18 months, Hedrick said, noting that one in 10 kids have reported using cough medicine to get high.
When she and her friends didn't have money to get high for a hook up, they stole Coricidin from drug stores for a quick fix.
Mike had found another way to get high - huffing and bagging.
I have lost all the friends who used to get high with me.
They handled the need for a place to get high by using the 24-hour pornographic video theaters in Chinatown.
They also used the theaters themselves for getting high about half of the time and estimated that an average of 86 percent of the people who entered the theaters did so to get high.
I ended up in an abandoned house, alone, prostituting to get high.
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