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Magistrates sit in judgment on cases involving petty thefts, drunken driving, domestic violence, assaults and disorderly conduct.

He lost his license after a drunken-driving arrest in 2012, a bad decision that he’s still embarrassed about.

The ruling, which lawyers involved said is the first of its kind in Virginia, applies only to the case of a man accused of violating court restrictions related to a drunken driving conviction.

I’m told it feels like a Catholic wake where we think about the good times — the tailgating, a drunken celebration of life – and the bad times — the devastating art of loss the Chargers perfected.

The Real World is notorious for its conflicts—which, by the turn of the millennium, tended to mean drunken physical altercations between shirtless, bellowing muscle bros or sorority types in bandage dresses pulling each other’s hair out.

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Think of it as Game of Thrones—if you subtract the sex and violence and add drunken revelry and singing.

And we do mean drunken—in the keep your kids at home, pull the shades kind of drunken.

Instead, it reminded me of a headline that once ran in The Onion: “Drunken Man Makes Interesting Point About Society.”

“Adam and I rented a pink Cadillac and spent a super drunken weekend at Graceland about 20 years ago,” says Thompson.

And Hitler looking like such a lout, a drunken lout, with that sort of ignorant sneer.

Major Foster hastily collected sixty men and charged on the guns—so shamelessly abandoned by the order of a drunken commander.

The speech came to an abrupt end when, losing her balance, she fell to the ground, and lay there in drunken contentment.

The drunken Man staggered to his feet, and hiccupped vehemently in the face of the assembled Gods.

By the old law a drunken man who made a contract was still liable, and required to fulfill as a penalty for his conduct.

And at that moment Sangree arrived wrapped in a blanket and carrying his gun; he was still drunken with sleep.


On this page you'll find 25 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to drunken, such as: intoxicated, and inebriated.

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