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hard drug

Definitions of hard drug
  1. noun
    a narcotic that is considered relatively strong and likely to cause addiction
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    Antonyms:
    soft drug
    a drug of abuse that is considered relatively mild and not likely to cause addiction
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    cocain, cocaine
    a narcotic (alkaloid) extracted from coca leaves; used as a surface anesthetic or taken for pleasure; can become powerfully addictive
    diacetylmorphine, heroin
    a narcotic that is considered a hard drug; a highly addictive morphine derivative; intravenous injection provides the fastest and most intense rush
    basuco
    low-grade cocaine mixed with coca paste and cannabis
    big H, hell dust, nose drops, scag, skag, smack, thunder
    street names for heroin
    type of:
    controlled substance
    a drug or chemical substance whose possession and use are controlled by law
    narcotic
    a drug that produces numbness or stupor; often taken for pleasure or to reduce pain; extensive use can lead to addiction
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