informal the illegal drug LSD
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informal the illegal drug LSD
a drug made from the hemp plant and usually smoked. Cannabis is illegal in most countries.
British one of the strongest and most dangerous illegal drugs, especially heroin or cocaine, according to British law
a powerful illegal drug that is very addictive (=it is difficult to stop taking it). It is usually sold in the form of a white powder that people breathe in through their noses. Cocaine is also called coke.
a pure form of the illegal drug cocaine
an illegal drug that makes people feel they have a lot of energy. It is sold in the form of crystals.
informal an illegal drug, especially cannabis
an illegal substance that affects someone physically or mentally when they take it (=put it into their body)
informal the illegal drug ecstasy, in the form of a pill
an illegal drug that young people take, especially in nightclubs. Ecstasy is often called E.
marijuana, especially of a very strong kind
informal illegal drugs, especially heroin
an illegal drug such as heroin that is addictive
a form of the illegal drug cannabis
a powerful illegal drug that people usually take by injecting it (=using a needle). Heroin is very addictive (=it is very difficult to stop taking it).
informal cannabis (=a plant that produces an illegal drug) that people grow in their gardens and homes
very informal a strong illegal drug, especially heroin
a drug that is used as an anaesthetic. It is also taken illegally for enjoyment.
an illegal drug made from a cactus plant
very informal a very small amount of the drug LSD
any illegal drug, especially one that is addictive (=that someone depends on)
a powerful illegal drug made from the seeds of a type of poppy (=flower). Opium was used in the past as a medicine for reducing pain.
a cactus that grows mainly in Mexico and contains the powerful illegal drug mescalin that makes people who take it imagine they see and hear things
informal a drug in the form of a liquid that people breathe in through their noses in order to experience a high (=feelings of extreme pleasure and excitement)
Britishinformal the drug cannabis
informal a cigarette containing the drug cannabis
very informal a powerful form of the illegal drug cannabis
an illegal drug such as cannabis that is less harmful than a hard drug such as heroin
a chemical that is produced in the body or made as a drug. Steroids can act as hormones or be used for treating conditions such as swelling, or, illegally, by athletes to improve their performance.
very informal a tablet containing an illegal drug, especially LSD
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