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Synonyms for sottish

given to or marked by the consumption of alcohol

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Grammy-award winning Sottish DJ and producer Calvin Harris has spent the summer topping the charts and headlining some of the world's biggest festivals, including Spring Awakening Music Festival in Chicago.
They are said to be sheepishly sottish in their healthing, when wine takes away all manly courage from their hearts, melting them into such Effeminacy .
Ealier this month he said: "It would be great for Aberdeen and Sottish football if McGinn stayed but we have to be realistic.
Look over the whole history of its degradation and find what odious vice, what sottish and debasing enormity the degenerate naughtiness of man has never crouched unto and adored?
Let them call me rebel, and welcome; I feel no concern from it; but I should suffer the misery of devils, were I to make a whore of my soul, by swearing allegiance to one whose character is that of a sottish, stupid, stubborn, worthless, brutish man.
I'm keeping my company open just to pay salaries, but not to make profit because that's not going to happen anytime soon," he told , while touring Cairo's Tahrir Square along with his Sottish wife, Eileen.
The second chosen example is in the character traits of Corvinus, a sottish, coarse, brutal, dissolute, and dissipated man with a certain amount of animal courage and strength.
15) Similarly, Henry Cuffe, in The Differences of the Ages of Mans Life (1607), states confidently that "children that are too ripe witted in their childhood are for the most part either shortest lived, or else toward their old age most sottish, according to our Proverbe, Soone ripe, soone rotten.
In the Senedd, Plaid heritage minister Alun Ffred Jones said the First Minister had already discussed the issue with his Sottish counterpart in Scotland.
He has already been up in Scotland, where the Sottish Ballet has been performing some of his work, and his Wales Millennium Centre show is just one date of a tour taking in London, Sheffield, Glasgow and Northampton before moving on to Denmark.
Also missing from the Sottish Open will be Martin Kaymer, whose mother died from cancer.
Crawford excels at capturing the rhythms of life at Monticello, punctuated as they were by discord and disease, by debts no honest man could pay, by sottish in-laws and roistering Randolph relatives.
In Scotland, between 1999 and 2002, as the new Sottish Parliament was developing housing legislation, it was also facilitating the largest transfer of housing yet to happen in Britain, namely the disposal of Glasgow's 86,000 public housing units.
I had made up my mind to consult Hancock--I should have preferred Bell but he takes his glass and has grown sottish.
Having abused Mary's mother into the grave, her father succumbed to sottish drink.