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Word: inebriate

Definition: make drunk; intoxicate; N. intoxicated person


Sentences Containing 'inebriate'

After appearing in a commercial for cracker biscuits in 1970, Lumsden began to appear in small roles in TV dramas, including the BBC's Play for Today, "Edna, the Inebriate Woman" (1971), "The Sweeney" (1978), "The Hunchback of Notre Dame" (1982), "Minder" (1984), "Agatha Christie's Poirot" (1989), "One Foot in the Grave" (1990), "Jeeves and Wooster" (1990), and "The Detectives" (1993).

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