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To drink alcohol, or to be drunk

drink

verb

to drink alcohol, especially regularly or too often

abuse

verb

to use alcohol or illegal drugs in a way that is harmful to your health

sober up

to become sober after being drunk

swill

verb

to drink a large amount of something, especially alcohol, in an enthusiastic way

toast

verb

to drink a toast to someone

lace

verb

to put a small amount of strong alcohol, a drug, or poison into a drink or food, sometimes secretly

sober up

to make someone become less drunk

tipple

verb

to drink alcohol

knock back

to drink alcohol quickly or in large amounts

booze

verb

to drink alcohol

creep

used with other nouns to describe the unexpected and often unwanted effects of a particular situation or trend

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a woman in middle age who has to juggle caring for teenage children and ageing parents with a career

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