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Alcohol, especially liquor.
alcoholic drink, drink, liquor, intoxicantView synonyms
- ‘There's a lot of Japanese folklore about strong drink, notably sake, coming to the aid of goodness.’
- ‘And the common denominator is too much strong drink!’
- ‘I mumbled as I took a long sip of the tangy, strong drink.’
- ‘The Anglo-Saxon word beor referred to a sweet, strong drink, not made from cereals, and probably a fruit wine/cider/perry.’
- ‘Though intemperate herself, Lucy resorted to strong drink only to alleviate the despair of a drunkard's wife.’
- ‘Wine is a mocker, strong drink is raging: and whosoever is deceived thereby is not wise.’
- ‘And it reminded me of the old days on the East Coast: post work, pre supper, reeling from strong drink.’
- ‘Its comforts and rewards were in strong drink and gluttony, rough comradeship and the warmth of a blazing hearth on a cold night.’
- ‘Like strong drink, it doesn't take much to intoxicate.’
- ‘The sermon was a fiery denunciation of strong drink.’
- ‘Woe unto them that rise up early in the morning, that they may follow strong drink; that continue until night, till wine inflame them!’
- ‘‘Only your love of strong drink, my friend,’ the sergeant replied, and clapped a hand on his shoulder with a laugh.’
- ‘Maybe I'll have to turn to strong drink or something.’
- ‘Just to give advance warning: If you see me and I'm shuddering and shaking and partially incoherent, it ain't strong drink.’
- ‘The Yacht pub in Clontarf was buzzing at midnight last night and strong drink was being consumed at a terrific rate.’
- ‘He also points to a fondness for strong drink taken neat; whisky and vodka rather than English ale or Irish stout.’
- ‘If you are not partial to strong drink, a simple bedtime beer bong will suffice to keep people astonished at what they assume to be your lifestyle.’
- ‘I'm talking alcohol, strong drink, what the Pilgrims called ‘heated waters.’’
- ‘These forms of strong drink are always best when used in moderation, of course.’
- ‘Some of us, professional recreationalists and tenured revelers, use strong drink as a philosophical statement.’
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