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  • as inalcohol
  • as inbathtub gin
  • as inliquor
  • as inmoonshine

synonyms for firewater

  • booze
  • drink
  • ethanol
  • liquor
  • methanol
  • smoke
  • alky
  • cocktail
  • hootch
  • intoxicant
  • moonshine
  • palliative
  • rotgut
  • sauce
  • spirits
  • tipple
  • toddy
  • canned heat
  • hard stuff
  • red-eye
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How to use firewater in a sentence

Red Crow deprecated these occurrences, but confessed his powerlessness to prevent the flow of either firewater or of blood.
CORPORAL CAMERONRALPH CONNOR
They finally left him tied with his own new rope to a huge drift log at the base of the pier, and went back to buy more firewater.
DOWN THE MOTHER LODEVIVIA HEMPHILL
Our young men were lazy, and had not many skins to sell; but they wanted Cappen Gray's goods; they liked the firewater a heap.
THE NEW PENELOPE AND OTHER STORIES AND POEMSFRANCES FULLER VICTOR
How long was it before our kind Christian friends discovered that the firewater of the palefaces was not an "agency" for good?
HESPEROTHEN; NOTES FROM THE WEST, VOL. 1 (OF 2)W. H. RUSSELL
"The Comanches are not like the Pawnees or Cheyennes to kill their eyes and ears with firewater," retorted the chief.
BRING ME HIS EARSCLARENCE E. MULFORD
My people barter away their best treasures for the white man's miserable firewater.
FAMOUS INDIAN CHIEFSCHARLES H. L. JOHNSTON
He inspired his followers with many good thoughts; taught them to give up firewater (whiskey) and also to till the soil.
FAMOUS INDIAN CHIEFSCHARLES H. L. JOHNSTON
Ridge was naturally abstemious, the half-Cherokee sober from having seen the mischief wrought his mother's race by the firewater.
THE RED RIVER HALF-BREEDGUSTAVE AIMARD
Who makes the "firewater," and who supplies the untutored savage with the means of intoxication?
A RAMBLE OF SIX THOUSAND MILES THROUGH THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICAS. A. FERRALL
But not a gambling or drinking saloon, or a drop of firewater, was to be found in all the town.
CHARLIE TO THE RESCUER.M. BALLANTYNE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO FIREWATER

  • alky
  • booze
  • canned heat
  • cocktail
  • drink
  • ethanol
  • firewater
  • hard stuff
  • hootch
  • intoxicant
  • liquor
  • methanol
  • moonshine
  • palliative
  • red-eye
  • rotgut
  • sauce
  • smoke
  • spirits
  • tipple
  • toddy
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.