in·​ebri·​ant | \ i-ˈnē-brē-ənt How to pronounce inebriant (audio) \

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  • nonintoxicant
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Examples of inebriant in a Sentence

stocking up on her in-laws' favorite inebriants for the holidays
Recent Examples on the Web Labor Day weekend is a high-risk holiday with many people traveling long distances by car and many people drinking or using other inebriants while celebrating with family and friends. oregonlive, "Portland metro Friday traffic: Extra police patrols looking for impaired drivers Labor Day weekend," 30 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of inebriant

1819, in the meaning defined above

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“Inebriant.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 31 May. 2020.

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ine·​bri·​ant | \ in-ˈē-brē-ənt How to pronounce inebriant (audio) \

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