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 for inebriate
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Inebriate \In*e"bri*ate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Inebriated; p.
     pr. & vb. n. Inebriating.] [L. inebriatus, p. p. of
     inebriare; pref. in- in + ebriare to make drunk, fr. ebrius
     drunk. See Ebriety.]
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     1. To make drunk; to intoxicate.
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              The cups
              That cheer but not inebriate.         --Cowper.
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     2. Fig.: To disorder the senses of; to exhilarate or elate as
        if by spirituous drink; to deprive of sense and judgment;
        also, to stupefy.
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              The inebriating effect of popular applause.
                                                    --Macaulay.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Inebriate \In*e"bri*ate\, v. i.
     To become drunk. [Obs.] --Bacon.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Inebriate \In*e"bri*ate\, a. [L. inebriatus, p. p.]
     Intoxicated; drunk; habitually given to drink; stupefied.
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           Thus spake Peter, as a man inebriate and made drunken
           with the sweetness of this vision, not knowing what he
           said.                                    --Udall.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Inebriate \In*e"bri*ate\, n.
     One who is drunk or intoxicated; esp., an habitual drunkard;
     as, an asylum for inebriates.
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           Some inebriates have their paroxysms of inebriety. --E.
                                                    Darwin.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  inebriate
      n 1: a chronic drinker [syn: drunkard, drunk, rummy,
           sot, inebriate, wino]
      v 1: fill with sublime emotion; "The children were thrilled at
           the prospect of going to the movies"; "He was inebriated by
           his phenomenal success" [syn: exhilarate, tickle pink,
           inebriate, thrill, exalt, beatify]
      2: make drunk (with alcoholic drinks) [syn: intoxicate,
         soak, inebriate]
      3: become drunk or drink excessively [syn: souse, soak,
         inebriate, hit it up]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  79 Moby Thesaurus words for "inebriate":
     addle, addled, alcoholic, alcoholic addict, bacchanal,
     bacchanalian, beery, befuddle, bemuse, bemused, besot, besotted,
     bibber, big drunk, blind drunk, boozer, carouser,
     chronic alcoholic, chronic drunk, crapulent, crapulous,
     devotee of Bacchus, dipsomaniac, dizzy, drenched, drinker, drunk,
     drunkard, drunken, far-gone, flustered, fou, full, gay, giddy,
     glorious, guzzler, happy, hard drinker, heavy drinker, imbiber,
     in liquor, inebriated, inebrious, intoxicate, intoxicated, jolly,
     lovepot, lush, maudlin, mellow, merry, muddled, nappy, oenophilist,
     pathological drinker, pot companion, problem drinker, reeling,
     reveler, serious drinker, shikker, soak, soaker, social drinker,
     sodden, sot, sotted, swigger, swiller, thirsty soul, tiddly,
     tippler, tipsy, toper, tosspot, under the influence, wassailer,
     winebibber
  
  

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