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
Overall, Texans drank almost $530 million worth of alcohol in November.
December was the drinkingest month of the year, and in 1967 Americans were expected to spend $1.1 billion ($8 billion in today’s dollars) on booze, with the year’s total consumption coming to 4 billion gallons of alcohol.
Thompson was not injured, and he was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol.
Based on probable cause, Michael Ray Roach was placed into custody for operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol.
The rapper died due to cirrhosis of the liver made worse by Hepatitis C and a history of alcohol.
Inside the vehicle, state police reported finding small bottles of alcohol.
Authorities said Piazza had ingested a dangerous amount of alcohol and suffered severe head and abdominal injuries.
Many of those injured reported drinking small to moderate amounts of alcohol before blacking out.
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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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