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 (ăl′kə-hô′lĭk, -hŏl′ĭk)
1. Related to or resulting from alcohol.
2. Containing or preserved in alcohol.
3. Having alcoholism.
A person who has alcoholism.

al·co·hol′i·cal·ly adv.
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in an alcoholic manner
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