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  • n. Plural form of intoxication.

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Examples

  • Serious adverse effects result when the amount ingested exceeds 50-175 mg/kg of body weight. 1 Potentially lethal intoxications occur with ingestions exceeding 500 mg/kg. 2 The infrequency of pure salicylate overdoses allows its complex nature to be underestimated.

    Aspirin: effects, poisoning

  • I sketched my first contacts with alcohol, told of my first intoxications and revulsions, and pointed out always the one thing that in the end had won me over -- namely, the accessibility of alcohol.

    Chapter 1

  • Elwood Johns, a mathematical genius, became the Intoxicator, who can share his intoxications with a belch.

    The Freshmen Return | Major Spoilers - Comic Book Reviews and News

  • This music-poem is one from our new album, called "pour it out" but I think it belongs among the 'childhood intoxications' as it evokes the same kinds of rising excitement, as well as acting as an unofficial manifesto for open mindedness, the kind that slows down and explores, perhaps against your initial instincts to rush on.

    Rick Holland: Top 10 Aural and Poetic Delights

  • Then in the evenings, she was expected to listen to Mr. Lane lecturing on the barbarism of the family unit and the predatory nature of women and the evil intoxications of maternal love.

    Louisa May Alcott

  • A wicked town - its sins are the sins of opium and hemp and jealousy and intrigue, of battle, murder and sudden death, of gambling and strange intoxications, the lust of revenge.

    Dear Carl

  • The law looks more sympathetically on involuntary intoxications.

    Dr. Peter Breggin: Medication Madness: How Psychiatric Drugs Cause Violence, Suicide, and Crime

  • Notre civilisation sécrète ses propres intoxications.

    Archive 2009-04-10

  • It should cause the reader to understand the magnetism of this complex, intellectual President, and something interesting about the twin intoxications of sex and power at the dawn of the Sexual Revolution.

    And Before Bill, There was Jack: Jed Mercurio's American Adulterer

  • This after a string of alcohol-related offenses -- DUI, hit and run, multiple public intoxications.

    CNN Transcript Mar 27, 2009

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