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verb as in drink down

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Juicy strawberries, wild herbs and a saline minerality combine for a refreshing, even invigorating quaff.

Not that we suspect he suspected Harry was trying to get a cheeky quaff.

But is his quaff really as provocative a fashion statement as Mel says it is?

There was a settee, a mahogany sideboard, where the former owner was accustomed to quaff his wines and liquors.

The champagne seemed to flow in fountains, and was only interrupted that the guests might quaff Burgundy or taste Tokay.

I began to quaff new life with the first breath of the balmy air.

We put the cup of pleasure to our lips, and quaff, instead of cooling draughts, the fiery flashes of searing excess.

There would be no refreshing cup to quaff upon arriving, only water, or at best milk.


On this page you'll find 35 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to quaff, such as: gulp, guzzle, imbibe, sip, swig, and swill.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.