heroin vs. heroine – The Correct Way to Use Each | Confusing Words
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Heroin

Definition:

a narcotic that is considered a hard drug; a highly addictive morphine derivative; intravenous injection provides the fastest and most intense rush

Examples:

Using heroin has killed numerous performers.

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Heroine

Definition:

the main good female character in a work of fiction

Examples:

by the end of the book the heroine had won

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