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- v. Present participle of drink.
- n. An act or session by which drink is consumed.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act of one who drinks; the act of imbibing.
- n. The practice of partaking to excess of intoxicating liquors.
- n. An entertainment with liquors; a carousal.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the act of drinking alcoholic beverages to excess
- n. the act of consuming liquids
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Intemperate drinking is ever the result of what has been misnamed _temperate drinking_.
I'd like to discuss in this article the way you "think yourself into drinking" -- what I call "drinking thinking."
We see where his drinking is at, he tells Megan, "I need a favor, make sure I don't over do it," which means, "stop me at 3."
NIAAA officials say that in recognizing a drinking problem, the label "alcoholic" is less important than harmful patterns of drinking, which they describe as drinking too much, too fast or too much, too often
All drinkers begin socially, and this drinking is accompanied by a thousand social connotations such as I have described out of my own experience in the first part of this narrative.
According to Litten, high risk drinking behavior - which he defines as drinking more then five drinks in one night for men and drinking more then three drinks for women - can lead to longer term effects in this younger age group including dependency.
Falling crime eh and 24 hr drinking is a total success?
During the procession the famous Tract Sicut cervus is sung, the beginning of Psalm 41, which gave rise to the widespread custom of decorating baptisteries with images of deer drinking from a fountain.
If a powerplant draws in water for cooling, it isn't "used" in the same sense that water for agriculture or drinking is used.
These support programs (like the continuing US dairy support programs) were made possible only because milk for drinking is not a highly tradeable product and the industry enjoyed much-higher-than-average protection from import competition.