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Synonyms for potation

an act of drinking or the amount swallowed

Synonyms for potation

a serving of drink (usually alcoholic) drawn from a keg

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the act of drinking (especially an alcoholic drink)

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helped by the fact "Nightly News" anchor Brian Williams had arrived and could anchor the live potation of the broadcast, making NBC the only net to get a primetime special on the air.
But when the Bill Clinton-Monica Lewinsky scandal broke, he found himself in a uniquely impervious potation in Washington: He had already survived his sex scandal.
This network will deliver data-transfer speeds of 10 megabits per second, of faster: Science Applications International Cot potation is the prime contractor for the GIG-BE program.
William Hickling Prescott wrote in his 1838, The History of the Conquest of Mexico: "Montezuma took no other beverage than the chocolatl, a potation of chocolate, flavored with vanilla and spices, and so prepared as to be reduced to a froth the consistency of honey, which gradually dissolved in the mouth and was taken cold.
Tivey, who became a General in World War 1] paraded his company and requested that every man should drink his rum issue as a fever preventative [a very popular potation and known at sea as `splicing the main brace'].
While Ann and I remained in our sickbeds, he boiled water and mixed us up a potation in three big mugs.
The cherries were pressed to extract the juice, which was then mixed with rum to create a stimulating potation.
The two cost-reimbursable Engineering and Project Management Services contracts for the feasibility study have been awarded to Japan%s JGC Cot potation (out-of-Kingdom work) and JGC Gulf International (in-Kingdom work).
KARACHI -- Karachi police on Monday claimed to have arrested seven alleged criminals, including two smugglers, in different search potations in the city.
So, from the sushi counter, I jumped straight to my Indian favourites: Dahi puri, which is basically a mini puri called golgappa stuffed with mashed potations and chickpeas; paper chaat, fried dough doused in yoghurt and tamarind chutney; and a Mumbai favourite, vada pav, which is basically a potato patty served in a sandwich.
We need to attend to the fact that Falstaff's praise of sack is not simply a glorification of drunkenness, but is a playfully polemical case for a particular wine over and above "thin drink" or "thin potations," whether lesser wines such as bastard, or malted or hopped drinks such as beer and ale.
Finally, after long service and many deep potations, he slept.
Those basics, however, quickly expanded to a wide range of more complex potations, even, on one memorable occasion at a Parisian bar, a 750-ml biere flambee
Peter liked to talk with people in any comfortable setting, and that applied especially to his cultivation of aspirants to literary and cultural studies whose views he would elicit over suitable potations in a tavern or restaurant in the U.