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Synonyms for drinking

the act of drinking alcoholic beverages to excess

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But I am not speaking to you about a stranger; some of you are his intimate friends, and I believe there is not one here who does not know enough of him to join heartily in drinking his health.
As it was, he found an outlet for his feeling in drinking his ale unusually fast, and setting down his glass with a swing of his arm and a determined rap.
It is well worth while to get hungry and thirsty merely to discover how much gratification can be obtained from eating and drinking.
Well, you see, drinking is one of those subjects with which it is inadvisable to appear too well acquainted.
To me, I confess the constant necessity of drinking under which the majority of men labor is quite unaccountable.
If you give me your word of honour as a nobleman and a gentleman that nobody but I has been drinking my whiskey, I'll accept your statement.
A footman, thinking no one saw him, was drinking on the sly what was left in the glasses.
The development of this tiny category is partially impeded by its high price positioning, whilst in many countries there is no tradition of drinking coffee cold.
One trick she recommends is drinking room temperature water, which is easier for the body to absorb than cold water.
If air isn't passing through, the drinking system is blocked.
The researchers implanted melanoma tumors in 6-week-old mice and then administered 1 percent alcohol as drinking water to some of the rodents.
Further research might involve measuring total antioxidant capacity soon after drinking red wine.
We have to encourage them not to drive if they have been drinking.
According to the DOJ, a comparison of drinking rates among American and European teenagers proved once and for all that Europe's more-liberal laws and attitudes regarding drinking by adolescents lead to greater alcohol problems.