Word of the Day: Methamphetamine

Today's word comes from the explosive story about Rev. Ted Haggard.
methamphetamine(meth-am-FET-uh-meen, -min) noun. In pharmacology, a central nervous system stimulant, C10H15N, used clinically in the treatment of narcolepsy, hyperkinesia, and for blood pressure maintenance in hypotensive states: also widely used as an illicit drug.
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From the AP report: "Rev. Ted Haggard has said he purchased methamphetamine from a gay escort after contacting him for a massage, but never used the drugs and threw them away, according to an interview he gave with KUSA-TV. He said he met the escort in a Denver hotel room. 'I bought it for myself but never used it,' he said."


  • Greg Kandra

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