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roister

verb

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to take part in drunken revelry
  • the earl's wastrel son had spent the best part of his youth roistering and gambling

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“Roister.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/roister. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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