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solvent abuse

  

      n   the deliberate inhaling of intoxicating fumes given off by certain solvents such as toluene  
   See also       glue-sniffing  
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solvent  
      adj  
1    capable of meeting financial obligations  
2    (of a substance, esp. a liquid) capable of dissolving another substance  
      n  
3    a liquid capable of dissolving another substance  
water is a solvent for salt     
4    the component of a solution that does not change its state in forming the solution or the component that is present in excess  
   Compare       solute  
5    something that solves  
     (C17: from Latin solvens releasing, from solvere to free, solve)  
  solvently      adv  


solvent abuse  
      n   the deliberate inhaling of intoxicating fumes given off by certain solvents such as toluene  
   See also       glue-sniffing  

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solvent

  
1    solid, sound, unindebted  
2    dissolvent     (rare)   resolvent  

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n.
a person paid by the state to work in the interests of the nation who considers it to be a ‘right’ to be able abuse his or her authority to ensure personal gain for himself or herself at the expense of the nation…
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