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bingeing

 [binj´ing]
engaging in a binge, especially of eating.

bingeing

A generic term for any prolonged period—hours to days—in which an addict ingests increased amounts of cocaine, crack, alcohol or another abuse substance, often without rest. Animal models for cocaine abuse become “bingers”; given unlimited access, rats “binge” to death within 2 weeks, and die of cardiorespiratory failure.
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CHANGE YOUR ENVIRONMENT IF you feel like bingeing or are worried that you are about to engage in a binge, try and change your environment.
The group spent the night bingeing on the banned painkiller and other drugs until the victim fell unconscious.
Why it's worth bingeing: Tatiana Maslany is a marvel playing different clones of herself, often interacting with each other.
"We watched a black hole go from nibbling daintily at an appetiser to bingeing on the main course, and then gradually slowing down over dessert," he added.
The 2010 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) found bingeing in virtually every state and in every population group, regardless of age, ethnicity race, and socioeconomic level.
Avril, whose weight had crept up over the years because of her bingeing, was determined to lose the pounds on her own.
This report describes the treatment of a woman with a diagnosis of binge eating disorder and a history of bingeing and periods of starvation throughout adolescence and adulthood.
Summary: The Home Secretary has announced that drinks promotions that encourage bingeing will be banned from April this year.
THE amount of alcohol British people drink has surged in recent decades, fuelled by plummeting prices and more women bingeing on alcohol.
Bingeing among adults has shot up over the past year, new figures reveal, while a disturbing number of young teens are now regularly hitting the bottle.
A society dominated by "Botox and bingeing" has meant head teachers today are leading in a "moral vacuum", the president of the Girls' Schools Association has warned.
AN OBSESSION with size zero could be forcing people into extreme diets followed by periods of bingeing on junk, an expert has warned.