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drunken

adjective [before noun]     /ˈdrʌŋ.kən/ disapproving
describes someone who is (often) under the influence of alcohol : She was convicted of murdering her drunken and allegedly violent husband . Just before midnight , the square filled up with drunken revellers.Drunkenness and sobriety describes a situation in which a lot of alcohol has been drunk : a drunken brawl He came home and fell into a drunken stupor (= sleep ).Drunkenness and sobriety drunkenly     /-li/ adverb He staggered drunkenly toward the door .Drunkenness and sobriety drunkenness     /-nəs/ noun [U]
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