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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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