Examples of alcohol in a Sentence
cough medicine that contains alcohol
drinks that are high in alcohol
There was a high level of alcohol in his blood at the time of the accident.
a mixture of different alcohols
The restaurant had a license to serve alcohol.
Recent Examples of alcohol from the Web
More: Man killed in car crash in Briarwood neighborhood identified Mitchell said alcohol is suspected on the part of the driver of the Impala.
The violence erupted during a birthday party outside Amaro’s home where alcohol was on the menu.
During pregnancy, eating nutritious food, limiting weight gain, avoiding alcohol and smoking, and attending regular checkups are all essential.
Back Off the Booze As tempting as a glass of wine may be to help calm your nerves, alcohol is a no-go a few days before an injection, says Dr. Batra.
But to her credit, Slaven said, Jamison has passed urine tests for drug and alcohol use since her release from jail, meeting the circumstances of her pretrial release.
After decades of hard-core alcohol abuse, both his kidneys and heart were beginning to fail.
The former Buffalo Bills player will have to adhere to the conditions set by the Nevada parole board, which include banning him from consuming alcohol in large quantities or hanging out with ex-convicts or people who engage in criminal activity.
Paul Kim, 29, of the 5800 block of Bernard Avenue, Chicago, was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol stemming from an incident Oct. 29 in the 3300 block of Howard Street.
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Origin and Etymology of alcohol
First Known Use: 1672See Words from the same year
Synonymsaqua vitae, ardent spirits, booze, bottle, drink, firewater, grog, hooch [slang], inebriant, intoxicant, John Barleycorn, juice [slang], liquor, lush [slang], moonshine, potable, rum, sauce [slang], spirits, stimulant, strong drink, tipple
Related Wordsaperitif, bracer, chaser, digestif, nightcap; belt, load, nip, peg [British], pop, shooter, shot, slug, snifter, snort, tot, whet; cocktail, mixed drink; ale, beer, brew, brewage, brewski [slang], home brew, malt liquor, microbrew, mum, nappy [chiefly Scottish]; mead, sake (or saki), wine; barley-bree (also barley-broo) [chiefly Scottish], brandy, gin, liqueur, mao-tai, mescal, schnapps, tequila, vodka, whiskey (or whisky); Dutch courage
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