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 for inebriated
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.]
     [1913 Webster]
     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.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  inebriated \in*e"bri*at`ed\ adj.
     under the influence of alcohol; intoxicated; drunk.
     Syn: besotted, bibulous, blind, blind drunk, drunk, drunken,
          inebriate, sottish.
          [WordNet 1.5]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: stupefied or excited by a chemical substance (especially
             alcohol); "a noisy crowd of intoxicated sailors";
             "helplessly inebriated" [syn: intoxicated, drunk,
             inebriated] [ant: sober]

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