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inebriate


  5  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Inebriate  \In*e"bri*ate\,  v.  i. 
  To  become  drunk.  [Obs.]  --Bacon. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Inebriate  \In*e"bri*ate\,  a.  [L.  inebriatus  p.  p.] 
  Intoxicated;  drunk;  habitually  given  to  drink;  stupefied. 
 
  Thus  spake  Peter,  as  a  man  inebriate  and  made  drunken 
  with  the  sweetness  of  this  vision,  not  knowing  what  he 
  said  --Udall. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Inebriate  \In*e"bri*ate\,  n. 
  One  who  is  drunk  or  intoxicated;  esp.,  an  habitual  drunkard; 
  as  an  asylum  fro  inebriates. 
 
  Some  inebriates  have  their  paroxysms  of  inebriety.  --E. 
  Darwin. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Inebriate  \In*e"bri*ate\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Inebriated};  p. 
  pr  &  vb  n.  {Inebriating}.]  [L.  inebriatus  p.  p.  of 
  inebriare;  pref.  in-  in  +  ebriare  to  make  drunk,  fr  ebrius 
  drunk.  See  {Ebriety}.] 
  1.  To  make  drunk;  to  intoxicate. 
 
  The  cups  That  cheer  but  not  inebriate.  --Cowper. 
 
  2.  Fig.:  To  disorder  the  senses  of  to  exhilarate  or  elate  as 
  if  by  spirituous  drink;  to  deprive  of  sense  and  judgment; 
  also  to  stupefy. 
 
  The  inebriating  effect  of  popular  applause. 
  --Macaulay. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  inebriate 
  n  :  a  chronic  drinker  [syn:  {drunkard},  {drunk},  {rummy},  {sot}] 
  v  1:  make  drunk  (with  alcoholic  drinks)  [syn:  {intoxicate},  {soak}] 
  2:  become  drunk;  drink  excessively  [syn:  {souse},  {soak},  {hit 
  it  up}] 




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