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carouse

verb [I] uk   /kəˈraʊz/ literary or humorous us  
to enjoy yourself by drinking alcohol and speaking and laughing loudly in a group of people: We'd been up carousing till the early hours and were exhausted.
Translations of “carouse”
in Spanish ir de juerga, ir de parranda…
in French faire la bombe…
in German zechen…
in Chinese (Traditional) 暢飲作樂,痛飲狂歡…
in Chinese (Simplified) 畅饮作乐,痛饮狂欢…
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