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He ground his teeth as he drunkenly pondered that irrefutable fact.

It swung about drunkenly; went to its knees; stretched upon the floor.

This speech was drunkenly approved, and the men pressed forward.

He had reeled, had paused as he caught and steadied himself, had gone on drunkenly.

He laughed boisterously and drunkenly as he spoke and lurched backward over the sands.

"Don't want any more," muttered Ennis drunkenly, swaying on his feet inside.

The night grew darker as it grew older, and a strong wind came up from the bay, bobbing the Rambler about drunkenly.

Near a saloon a laughing crowd watched the antics of a powerful fellow who drunkenly wallowed in the mud.

Drunkenly he mused upon a wild inspiration to bring Ram-tah out and give him a ride in this big red car.

He laved his face with water as best he could, picked up the belt he had thrown away, and drunkenly climbed the hill toward Ruth.

WORD ORIGIN

full form of the past participle of drunk. Meaning "inebriated" was in Old English druncena; adjectival meaning "habitually intoxicated" is from 1540s. Related: Drunkenly.

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