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verb as in intoxicate

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In May 2019, a video purporting to show House Speaker Nancy Pelosi inebriated, slurring her words as she gave a speech at a public event, went viral on Facebook.

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Thus only can we achieve the suffusion of vision of the happy inebriate.

Never was a bird less of an inebriate, but no crumb or grain could it get except upon the invitation, "Viens, prendre ton Pernod!"

The balls would not stay on the track; the pins stood at inebriate angles.

Its garish aspect ill accorded with the patient misery, the useless repinings, the inebriate stupor which crouched beneath.

He was no inebriate, as he was stigmatized because of the unfortunate incident at his inauguration as Vice-President.


On this page you'll find 29 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to inebriate, such as: intoxicate, make drunk, befuddle, drug, exhilarate, and stimulate.

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