27 terms

ssp 108 unit 4 (the best definitions)

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mandatory
required by law or by certain rule , compulsory
black market
illegal sale
pusher
seller
pushing their wares
aggressively selling their products
obsession
fixed idea that takes over all thought
measure
plan
soft drugs
mildly habit-forming drugs
constituents
any one of the people who live and vote in an area
hard-nose
tough
flak
criticism
to decriminalize
to make legal
crack
an illegal inexpensive addictive drug
cast their votes
vote in favor of
to conjure up
to create or imagine(something)
key
something that is necessary in order to do or achieve
addiction
a strong and harmful need to regularly have something (such as a drug) or do something (such as gamble)
substance
drug that is considered harmful and whose use is controlled dy law or made illegal
prescription
a medicine or drug that a doctor officially tells someone to use
free rein
the opportunity to act freely
deprive
to not allow(someone or something)to have or keep(something)
lucrative
producing money or wealth, profitable
oblivion
the state of something that is not remembered, used or thought about any more
condone
to allow(something that is considered wrong) to continue
to alienate
to make(someone) unfriendly, to cause(someone) to stop being friendly, helpful, etc. toward you
petty
committing crime that are not very serious
panacea
something that will make everything about a situation better
epidemic
a sudden quickly spreading occurrence of something harmful or unwanted