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stale drunk

n. a long-standing and frequently renewed drunken state. Are you on a stale drunk again, or is this the same one?
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Second, as to what particular form of human affliction you implied when you described that man as "gone stale.
In the city, it developed only foul stale smells, and was a sickly, lukewarm, dirt- stained, wretched addition to the gutters.
It is in the slow, changed life that follows; in the time when sorrow has become stale, and has no longer an emotive intensity that counteracts its pain; in the time when day follows day in dull, unexpectant sameness, and trial is a dreary routine,--it is then that despair threatens; it is then that the peremptory hunger of the soul is felt, and eye and ear are strained after some unlearned secret of our existence, which shall give to endurance the nature of satisfaction.
I suppose Velasquez was a better painter than El Greco, but custom stales one's admiration for him: the Cretan, sensual and tragic, proffers the mystery of his soul like a standing sacrifice.
Pain Perdu, or "lost bread", takes old, stale bread and revitalises it.
The fruits and vegetables being sold at Sasta Bazaar are stale and stall holders are charging high prices to the citizens as compared to market rate.
And Foley, 30, links up with his old Wolves manager Stale Solbakken who is in charge of the Danish giants.
PENALTY CLAUSE: Boss Stale Solbakken remonstrates with the match officials after the penalty decision which went against Wolves at The Riverside Stadium.
But moviegoers who indicated that they typically had popcorn at the movies ate about the same amount of popcorn whether it was fresh or stale.
But we don't believe that Stale, just because he is not well known in English football, is a gamble.
He added: "I have known about Stale for a few years and then he went to FC Cologne.
The NRA president charged that President Barack Obama, Attorney General Eric Holder, and Secretary of Stale Hillary Clinton wanted to make it appear that guns were coming from the United Stales, "so they could stick more gun [control] legislation on honest American gun owners of the United States.
But I don't understand why there is no check on stale fish sold in the fish markets.
Shops selling stale meat have been closed down and food unfit for consumption destroyed.
While I do agree with Sister Elizabeth Johnson ("Honor your Father and Mother," January) that "God is always ahead of us, always surprising," I find it unfortunate that she would use the term stale to describe images developed by those who have attempted to describe our living God in the past.