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Word: inebriated

Definition: habitually intoxicated; drunk; N. inebriety


Sentences Containing 'inebriated'

Boone had earlier killed James Holstein (or Holdson or Holston) in 1882, a man allegedly hired to "intimidate settlers", after an inebriated Holdson began shooting at him on the Gilmore farm near Vernon, Texas, just across the Red River from Indian Territory (his sister Elizabeth had married into the Gilmore family and the couple had set up a place there).
Despite being so inebriated that it was difficult for him to sit fully upright in his chair, Hank easily won the contest. The type of questions that Hank answered correctly included: "Who played keyboards on the Beatles', 'Let it Be'?"; and, "Which group sang the song, 'Green-Eyed Lady'?" After the match was over, Hank insisted on laying down in the studio and passed out for several minutes.
He was heavily inebriated and wearing a Hawaiian lei.
She performed the next night with the band but was so inebriated she could not sing properly but began to attack the audience, mocking the country for losing World War II, and groping both female audience members and band mates.
The latter comes close to being consummated during a business trip to Finland when Perrin and Strauss are inebriated and Strauss (as with Perrin's secretary Joan in the 1970s original) removes her blouse to reveal a black brassiere, but Perrin is apparently overcome with feelings for his wife, shortly after which Jackson appears unexpectedly, setting up a potentially embarrassing situation.

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