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use

slang To take illicit drugs, especially habitually. A: "You want a hit of this crack pipe?" B: "Nah man, I don't use anymore." Tom has been acting really weird lately. I think he may be using again.
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use

(juz)
tv. & in. to use (drugs); to take drugs habitually. (Drugs and now widely known.) I tried to stop using, but I couldn’t.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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