alcoholic beverage


alcoholic beverage
noun
a liquor or brew containing alcohol as the active agent
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alcohol (or drink) ruined him

Derivationally related forms: ↑inebriate (for: ↑inebriant), ↑intoxicate (for: ↑intoxicant), ↑alcoholic (for: ↑alcohol), ↑alcoholize (for: ↑alcohol)
Hypernyms: ↑beverage, ↑drink, ↑drinkable, ↑potable, ↑drug of abuse, ↑street drug
Hyponyms:

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