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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Spirituous.
  • adj. Archaic Highly refined; pure.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. spirituous
  • adj. high-spirited

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Like spirit; refined; defecated; pure.
  • adj. Ardent; active.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of the nature of spirit; intangible; refined; pure; subtile.
  • Burning; ardent; fiery; active.
  • Same as spirituous.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. containing or of the nature of alcohol

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