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cold turkey in Drug culture topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcold turkeyˌcold ˈturkey noun [uncountable]  MDDan unpleasant physical condition suffered by people who stop taking a drug that they are addicted to addicts who are made to go cold turkey
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cold turkeyServe with slices of cold turkey or ham.I quit cold turkey some 25 years ago, but the specialists simply shrug off this kind of information.I quit that shit cold turkey and never did it again.