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balmed

slang Drunk. Do you remember last night at the bar at all? You were really balmed!
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balmed

mod. alcohol intoxicated. (see also bombed (out), embalmed.) Tom was totally balmed and went to bed.
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balm in Gilead

Cure or solace. The expression comes from the Book of Jeremiah (8:22): “Is there no balm in Gilead; is there no physician there?” The King James version translator took as “balm” the Hebrew word sori, which probably meant the resin of the mastic tree; John Wycliffe translated it as “gumme” and Miles Coverdale as “triacle” (treacle). By the nineteenth century, the term was used figuratively for consolation in a time of trouble, by Edgar Allan Poe (in “The Raven”), Charlotte Brontë, and others.
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He aqui un aporte complementario: la obra de Balmes habla del hecho mismo, de la idea, mientras que en Barrios la figura humana se sugiere en forma constante.
However, Balmes only learned of the activities last February 1 and confronted the three personnel.
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When a radio reporter broke the news on Thursday morning, DOJ spokesman Erickson Balmes clarified in the official Viber group of DOJ reporters that the contents of the sworn statement are confidential.
Justice Undersecretary Erickson Balmes said the department did not know Velasco already passed away saying they included his name because he was an official of the fraternity.
Justice Undersecretary Erickson Balmes, on the other hand, said that he could not comment yet because they have not yet seen the report.
Justice Undersecretary Erickson Balmes on Tuesday said Carlito and Eva Arnaiz have been placed under provisional coverage of the Witness Protection Program (WPP) as ordered by Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II.
John Balmes, autor de un editorial publicado junto con el estudio, comento que el estudio era "importante, aunque no revolucionario".
John Balmes, said the study was "important, though not groundbreaking." He said it's well-known that particulate matter pollution is linked to poor health outcomes.
Tenders are invited for the works of reform of a building composed of two houses in the foothills of the balmes street, 17 of the bisbal del peneds