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Synonyms for alcoholism

an intense persistent desire to drink alcoholic beverages to excess

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A string of even more successful concept albums followed, while popularity waned slightly in the early Eighties, coinciding with Cooper's acute alcoholism.
Two decades ago Clapton was still coping with acute alcoholism and chronic drug addiction but decided to clean up his life.
And then my mother died of acute alcoholism on the street in Detroit, Michigan.
1951: Hank Williams was admitted to North Louisiana Sanatorium suffering from acute alcoholism.
The judges praised Waugh's writing style and her descriptions of wedding feasts, suicide and acute alcoholism.
FLORENCE - A man who died in a Florence jail cell had a history of acute alcoholism and possibly died of liver failure, Police Chief Lynn Lamm said Wednesday.
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