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noun as in intoxicating, flammable liquid

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Example Sentences

In Davidson County, bars that derive a majority of their revenue from alcohol sales also closed, and will not reopen for at at least two weeks.

From Eater

It’s dangerous to add scents with food flavors to hand sanitizers which children could think smells like food, eat and get alcohol poisoning.

He noted that California reported a spike in reports of alcohol delivery to minors in April.

From Fortune

The Culture Trip reoriented its advertising strategy around streaming services, alcohol and groceries, vp of global sales Kate Glover said.

From Digiday

In 2018, US venture capital investment in cannabis companies topped $900 million, and the combined value of roughly 200 merger and acquisition deals was more than $15 billion—more than a third of which came from tobacco and alcohol companies.

From Quartz

Alcohol and sugar, even in moderate amounts, are not only sinful but poisonous.

Nobody ever says they want to become a cop so they can bust people for urinating in public or drinking alcohol on their stoop.

Their logic: the sea-creature would come alive and drink up any remaining alcohol.

You spice it with blues and skiffle music, and pickle it in alcohol and tobacco smoke.

They want to change bad behaviors—tobacco, alcohol, using a seat belt, anything.

The metal is then removed, and washed successively with very dilute sodium hydroxid solution, alcohol, and ether.

Those stains which are dissolved in methyl-alcohol combine fixation with the staining process.

It is a white crystalline fusible solid, insoluble in water, but soluble in alcohol and in solutions of the alkalies.

When this is boiled with alcohol, the glutin above referred to is extracted, and vegetable fibrine is left.

A few minutes later he reappeared with the glass, followed almost directly by the chauffeur with the alcohol and lime water.


On this page you'll find 34 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to alcohol, such as: booze, drink, ethanol, liquor, methanol, and smoke.

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