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vb [ɪnˈiːbrɪˌeɪt] (tr)
1. to make drunk; intoxicate
2. to arouse emotionally; make excited
a person who is drunk, esp habitually
adj [ɪnˈiːbrɪɪt] also inebriated
drunk, esp habitually
[from Latin inēbriāre, from in-2 + ēbriāre to intoxicate, from ēbrius drunk]
inebriety [ˌɪnɪˈbraɪɪtɪ] n
in•e•bri•ate (v. ɪnˈi briˌeɪt, ɪˈni-; n., adj. -ɪt)
v. -at•ed, -at•ing,
n., adj. v.t.
1. to make drunk; intoxicate.
2. to exhilarate, confuse, or stupefy mentally or emotionally.n.
3. an intoxicated person, esp. a drunkard.adj.
4. Also, in•e′bri•at`ed. drunk; intoxicated.
[1400–50; late Middle English < Latin inēbriātus, past participle of inēbriāre to make drunk =in- in-2 + -ēbriāre, v. derivative of ēbrius drunk]
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Rance had been an inebriate for only about fifteen years; that is to say, since the professor and his daughter left Philadelphia.
He was greeted with round on round of affectionate cheers, which brought a suspicious moisture to his eyes, albeit many of the voices were inarticulate and inebriate.
, keen-witted, fierce, bold, promissory,--if one may so use the word,--and, like inebriate clerks, no longer in awe of anything?
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