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  • n  habitual intoxication; prolonged and excessive intake of alcoholic drinks leading to a breakdown in health and an addiction to alcohol such that abrupt deprivation leads to severe withdrawal symptoms
  • n  a temporary state resulting from excessive consumption of alcohol

  • Some friends cause hypertension, some cause inebriation and some, it is now confirmed, cause obesity.
  • At a school that offers a degree in fermentation sciences, the SigEps of old stood out for their love of inebriation.
  • The real culprit, say French officials, was driver HENRI PAUL, whose state of inebriation and medication made him lose control of the car on a dangerous stretch of road.
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  • When Describing Intoxication, Women Use Softer Terms Like ‘Tipsy’
    Michael Harper for - Your Universe Online When drinking, it can be difficult to accurately describe to anyone else precisely how you are feeling. This isn't because inebriation has left you without your faculties, however. According to a new study from the University at Buffalo, SUNY, people use different words like "hammered" or "tipsy" to describe their level of intoxication. More ...
    July 11, 2013 - redOrbit

  • Donald Trump in New York Post (registration)
    * Donald Trump says sobriety is one key to success: "I don't drink alcohol, so I don't have impaired speech or make mistakes due to inebriation, and I don't have hangovers. I'm always ready for the next morning, seven days a week."
  • Avigdor Lieberman in Jerusalem Post
    There is a loss of all proportion here, an inebriation of the press. There is new meat to catch, a new object to beat up,Minister of Strategic Affairs Avigdor Lieberman, Chairman of Israel Beitenu party, told Army Radio on Wednesday morning...
  • Irwin Stelzer in San Francisco Chronicle
    The neoconservative faction of the Republican Party does not believe the federal deficit is a problem,Stelzer said. "They have imbibed this supply- side notion to the point of inebriation."

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