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 for Addicted
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Addict \Ad*dict"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Addicted; p. pr. & vb.
     n. Addicting.] [L. addictus, p. p. of addicere to adjudge,
     devote; ad + dicere to say. See Diction.]
     1. To apply habitually; to devote; to habituate; -- with to.
        "They addict themselves to the civil law." --Evelyn.
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              He is addicted to his study.          --Beau. & Fl.
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              That part of mankind that addict their minds to
              speculations.                         --Adventurer.
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              His genius addicted him to the study of antiquity.
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              A man gross . . . and addicted to low company.
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     2. To adapt; to make suitable; to fit. [Obs.]
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              The land about is exceedingly addicted to wood, but
              the coldness of the place hinders the growth.
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     Syn: Addict, Devote, Consecrate, Dedicate. Addict was
          formerly used in a good sense; as, addicted to letters;
          but is now mostly employed in a bad sense or an
          indifferent one; as, addicted to vice; addicted to
          sensual indulgence. "Addicted to staying at home." --J.
          S. Mill. Devote is always taken in a good sense,
          expressing habitual earnestness in the pursuit of some
          favorite object; as, devoted to science. Consecrate and
          dedicate express devotion of a higher kind, involving
          religious sentiment; as, consecrated to the service of
          the church; dedicated to God.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: compulsively or physiologically dependent on something
             habit-forming; "she is addicted to chocolate"; "addicted
             to cocaine" [ant: unaddicted]

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