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inhalant

1. (esp of a volatile medicinal formulation) inhaled for its soothing or therapeutic effect
2. an inhalant medicinal formulation
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The delaying tactics and purported subterfuge on the part of these companies are disheartening for people like psychologist Fanny Acevedo at Nicaragua's Institute for Human Advancement (INPRHU), who has seen street children physically disabled from glue-sniffing after two years.
Admittedly," added my wife, "she didn't mention the Satanic symbols, glue-sniffing paraphernalia and dog excrement, but she said it was unique and romantic.
It's pared down, straight ahead, glue-sniffing mania that isn't aiming for anything less than to he the perfect slab of how punk is supposed to sound.
He said he would feel "isolated and abandoned" if he refused to join glue-sniffing sessions.
Charles helped young David Akinsaya, a glue-sniffing criminal, break from a spiral of violence and crime through his charity, The Prince's Trust.
Bruce's routine on glue-sniffing teens was his most-fully-realized-despite-compromises performance on TV.
Ottawa--On June 18, 1997, the Supreme Court of Canada heard arguments in the case of the pregnant woman who was compelled by the Winnipeg Child and Family Services bureau to undergo treatment for her glue-sniffing habit because she was pregnant with her third child.
A GLUE-sniffing knifeman who savagely attacked his petrified neighbour after 20 years of solvent abuse has been jailed indefinitely.
David, a former Kings Rise School pupil, in Kingstanding, started glue-sniffing at the age of 13 before moving on to drugs.
What chance does Tony have with joy-riding, glue-sniffing noise polluters in the likes of Possil in Glasgow when he can't keep Gordon out of living in N o.