intoxicant intoxicant

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a liquor or brew containing alcohol as the active agent
  2. (n) a drug that can produce a state of intoxication
  3. (adj) causing

Usage(s):

  1. Alcohol, the comic intoxicant of choice for generations of filmmakers, is now too strongly associated in people's minds with spousal battery and drunk driving to be truly hilarious.
  2. In your article certain opponents of legalization expressed the belief that one intoxicant, in this case alcohol, was enough for our culture.
  3. It had some of the exhilaration of an oldtime Irish wake, and the chief intoxicant was politics.

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  • "When Prohibition ended, states were given authority to craft their own laws and regulations to protect public health and safety and make the distinction that, while legal, alcohol is an intoxicant and therefore unlike other products sold in the...
    on Dec 5, 2008 By: Jeremiah Farrell Source: Norwalk Plus Magazine

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