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souse

(sɑʊs)
1. in. to drink excessively; to go on a drinking bout; to get drunk. (see also soused.) Let us retire from the table and souse in the parlor.
2. n. a drinking bout. The souse lasted longer than anyone would have thought.
3. n. a drunkard. The best thing you can do for a souse like John is to take away his car keys.

soused

mod. alcohol intoxicated. (see also souse.) All we need right now is a soused bus driver.
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