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Inebriate vs. Inebrious

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Inebriatenoun

A person who is intoxicated, especially one who is habitually drunk.

Inebriousadjective

(archaic) intoxicated; drunk

Inebriateverb

(transitive) To cause to be drunk; to intoxicate.

Inebriousadjective

(archaic) intoxicating

Inebriateverb

To disorder the senses of; to exhilarate, elate or stupefy as if by spirituous drink.

Inebriousadjective

Intoxicated, or partially so; intoxicating.

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Inebriateverb

(intransitive) To become drunk.

Inebriateadjective

intoxicated; drunk

Inebriateverb

To make drunk; to intoxicate.

‘The cupsThat cheer but not inebriate.’;

Inebriateverb

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.’;

Inebriateverb

To become drunk.

Inebriateadjective

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.’;

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Inebriatenoun

One who is drunk or intoxicated; esp., an habitual drunkard; as, an asylum for inebriates.

‘Some inebriates have their paroxysms of inebriety.’;

Inebriatenoun

a chronic drinker

Inebriateverb

fill with sublime emotion; tickle pink (exhilarate is obsolete in this usage);

‘The children were thrilled at the prospect of going to the movies’; ‘He was inebriated by his phenomenal success’;

Inebriateverb

make drunk (with alcoholic drinks)

Inebriateverb

become drunk or drink excessively

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