liquid courage


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liquid courage

slang The decrease in timidity or inhibition that comes from imbibing alcoholic beverages. I'm planning on proposing to Mary tonight, but I think I need a little liquid courage first!
See also: courage, liquid
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During the hot months, almost all of these people are drinking and usually tempers flare or they get some liquid courage and go out and do what they got to do,'' said homicide Detective Frank Bishop of the Los Angeles Police Department's Foothill Division.
The younger you are, the more likely you are to need liquid courage.
And those needing liquid courage can visit the Ivy Bush Tavern, where medieval ales and wine will be on sale to wash down the succulent hog roast.
After an afternoon of splurging on lacy corsets and satin chemises, gossiping over Dirty Secret Martinis in the MINI BAR lounge provides liquid courage for a scandalous night on the town.
With liquid courage pulsing through veins, girlfriends saunter over to Madame Tussauds Wax Museum, where the resident Diva outfits proper lasses with sassy accessories including foxy furs, jewels and sparkly tiaras.
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