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opium

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishopiumo‧pi‧um /ˈəʊpiəm $ ˈoʊ-/ noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 MDMa powerful illegal drug made from poppy seeds. Drugs made from opium are used to reduce severe pain.heroin
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opiumThe architect must have been an opium fiend.He pried off his shoes; loosened his collar; slumped in his seat like an opium smoker.She was certainly not an opium smoker.Where were the calomel pills and opium and brandy?It produces effects that mimic those of many other drugs, such as opium, cocaine, Valium, and ether.Compared to the large opium fields nearby, the bikes were harmless.But what kind of person would want opium?Lapsang Souchong was opium, bohemia, late nights and Gauloises.
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