Common Mistakes and Confusing Words in English
|heroin vs heroine||
Heroin is a noun, it is a powerful illegal drug, obtained from morphine and is extremely addictive.
For example: "He was arrested for supplying heroin, a class A drug."
Heroine is a female person who is admired for having done something very brave or having achieved something great. The male equivalent is hero.
For example: "Grace Darling is one of England's best known heroines."