huffing


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huffing

(hŭf'ing),
1. Colloquial but general term for the inhalation abuse of volatile solvents (for example, gasoline) to achieve intoxication or alter consciousness.
2. Synonym(s): glue-sniffing

huff·ing

(hŭf'ing)
1. Colloquial but general term for the inhalation abuse of volatile solvents (e.g., gasoline) to achieve intoxication or alter consciousness.
2. Synonym(s): glue-sniffing.

huff·ing

(hŭf'ing)
1. Colloquial but general term for the inhalation abuse of volatile solvents (e.g., gasoline) to achieve intoxication or alter consciousness.
2. Synonym(s): glue-sniffing.
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Shurtleff, huffing can cause agitation, irritability, and even violent behavior.
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