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under the influence

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  • adv. Intoxicated, inebriated, or otherwise stupefied by an ingested mind-altering substance, commonly speaking of alcohol : drunk.

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Examples

  • The law regulating the administration of the districts was passed in 1872 under the influence of the National Liberal party; the law affecting the provinces in 1875.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • “So long as the Sultan was so much under the influence of other advisors as to repudiate an agreement which he had himself so recently sanctioned, any fresh agreement would obviously be liable to meet the same fate,” Salisbury told Abdul Hamid II.

    Three Empires on the Nile

  • Their counterparts may be seen today in the wild scenes of excitement so common in the religious revivals of certain sects, where the believers, under the influence of noisy, soul-stirring exhortations, become seized with religious frenzy, dance, shout, fall into cataleptic fits, and think they see visions and hear Divine assurances of being saved.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • And when you see that phenomena usually do not seem to be under the influence of conceptuality but seem to exist in their own right, you will think, Ah!

    How to See Yourself As You Really Are

  • The trees tilt permanently; north of here, White Sands is in the ceaseless process of drifting east, all under the influence of this relentless prevailing wind.

    Some Fun

  • Raphael was then under the influence of the great Dominican painter, Fra Bartolommeo, one of those who did most in the sixteenth century to organize the truly Florentine pictorial tradition.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • Drowsing, under the influence of whatever white or yellow or blue tiny tablet, Claire enjoys simple sensation.

    Some Fun

  • Frederick's successor, his nephew Frederick William II (1786-97), was a man of some ability, but was soon led astray by his taste for loose living, and fell under the influence of bad counsellors, such as the theologian and Rosicrucian von Wöllner, and Colonel von

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • College, Oxford, probably acting under the influence of the martyr's uncle, John Woodward, who from 1556 to 1566 had been rector of

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • At the time, I was very much under the influence of the short stories of Hemingway, and, subsequently, I got into a bar-brawl with a Frenchman, whose father was probably a leader in the resistance.

    The Double Life is Twice as Good

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