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fiending
 n.— «“Whoever did it,” the man said, “must have been fiending for drugs, that’s all they do around here. They tried to rob an ice cream truck. I mean how much money is on an ice cream truck. That’s stupid.”» —“‘Everybody Is Crying and Sad’: Slain Ice Cream Vendor Is Mourned” by Don Terry New York Times Sept. 4, 1988. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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