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English noun: inebriate

1. inebriate (person) a chronic drinker

Synonymsdrunk, drunkard, rummy, sot, wino

Broader (hypernym)drinker, imbiber, juicer, toper

Narrower (hyponym)alcoholic, alky, boozer, dipsomaniac, lush, soaker, souse

English verb: inebriate

1. inebriate (emotion) fill with sublime emotion

SamplesThe children were thrilled at the prospect of going to the movies.
He was inebriated by his phenomenal success.

Synonymsbeatify, exalt, exhilarate, thrill, tickle pink

Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)elate, intoxicate, lift up, pick up, uplift

2. inebriate (consumption) make drunk (with alcoholic drinks)

Synonymsintoxicate, soak

Pattern of useSomething ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)affect

Narrower (hyponym)befuddle, fuddle

3. inebriate (consumption) become drunk or drink excessively

Synonymshit it up, soak, souse

Pattern of useSomebody ----s

Broader (hypernym)booze, drink, fuddle

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