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  • v. Present participle of imbibe.
  • n. The act by which something is imbibed.

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

  • n. the act of consuming liquids


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  • Now, it's true there is no real danger involved in imbibing any of the fine, modern absinthes now on the market, if done in moderation.

    Boing Boing

  • I believe in imbibing spirits, the Corporate cash, and the Lies everlasting.

    Think Progress » ThinkFast: April 23, 2010

  • Frankly, I think that any good wine-tasting event would mean those who planned and ran the event would not be participating in imbibing.

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  • Shark fin is used as a thickener in Chinese shark fin soup, where part of the appeal is the idea of imbibing the strength and ferocity of the shark through its pulverized fins, an idea on par with thinking you'd stay warm if you ate polar bear fur.

    Carl Safina: Shark Attacked, Media Bites Rosie O'Donnell

  • They considered it the raw product - still do, in fact - and the idea of imbibing it would have been and still is weird, and even a little barbaric, to them.

    My Vinegar & Hard Cider Experiment

  • While I knew from my earlier visits that vampires don't necessarily drink human blood exclusively, the idea of imbibing any kind of blood was pretty low on my list for taste treats.

    Sweet Myth-tery of Life

  • If your lawn is littered with empties the next morning, half of which you don't recall imbibing, then you've done your service to the Estonian state.

    Itching for Eestimaa

  • Whether you're a college student prone to binge-drinking or a professional who regularly drinks a glass of wine with dinner, specialists are encouraging drinkers of all kinds to pause and consider whether their imbibing could be a precursor to

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  • And I think we need this kind of imbibing of something that we love, absolutely every single day.

    Food for the Soul? Yup, Every Day!

  • I am flooded by support from folks everywhere who believe the way to deal with corporate irresponsibility is to hand over large amounts of the public's money so that those who steered their companies to doom do not have their feelings hurt and resort to destructive behaviors -- such as imbibing too many martinis.

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