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- adj. Stupefied by alcohol, drunk.
- adj. Stupefied by any chemical substance.
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of intoxicate.
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- adj. as if under the influence of alcohol
- adj. stupefied or excited by a chemical substance (especially alcohol)
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What on this list gets at the distinctive qualities of reading, those qualities that involve not merely being mesmerized ( "intoxicated" is Powers's preferred term) by the secondary effects of prose fiction ( "generous portions of character," "the tacit rules of the narrative") but lead to reflection or rumination, or to an enhanced appreciation of the possibilities of writing and reading?
The Canadian Corps was not a wild horde to be let loose in intoxicated frenzy, as battles of old were sometimes fought.
'No, Madam; I only get what you may call intoxicated, and not with liquor neither; and I feel it coming on me now -- I do indeed!'
I have known some star comedians to go on the stage intoxicated, which is an unpardonable offense, and for which such persons should be driven out of the show business.
Mr. Greeven's account also, Lalbeg, the patron saint of the sweepers, is described as intoxicated with the hemp drug on two occasions.
LOUIS Reuters - A St. Louis police officer shot and killed an off-duty sheriff's deputy late Thursday when the deputy, described as intoxicated and agitated, appeared to pull out a gun during an argument, police said Friday.
A rider saw the couple - described as intoxicated and "old enough to know better" by TTC spokesman Brad Ross - having sex on the subway and pushed the passenger assistance alarm.
This is the second instance in the last week where authorities say an individual described as intoxicated fell into very cold water and succumbed quickly.
Malcore said the suspect will also be charged with fourth offense operating while intoxicated, which is now a felony.
The man, who police described as intoxicated, said he was in his motel room in the 3600 block of Leopard Street with a female friend when another female acquaintance arrived along with two men.
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