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1. Sickness caused by excessive eating or drinking.
2. Excessive indulgence; intemperance.
[From crapulent, sick from gluttony, from Late Latin crāpulentus, very drunk, from Latin crāpula, intoxication, from Greek kraipalē.]
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excessive indulgence in food or drink.See also: Alcohol, Food and Nutrition
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|Noun||1.||crapulence - the act of drinking alcoholic beverages to excess; "drink was his downfall"|
drinking bout - a long period of drinking
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