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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To assess the extent to which the EEA measure predicts aggression over and above current standard alcohol expectancy assessments, the Liquid Courage and Risk and Aggression subscales of the Comprehensive Effects of Alcohol questionnaire were used as control variables.
For Russia, Szrom and Brugato conclude, today's high-priced oil and gas have supplied "liquid courage."
Hunger, or a couple belts of the local hooch to provide liquid courage.
I started on this grape drink liquid courage when I was 12, so I'm sure eight-year-olds are chuggin' Pisco right now.
Monet and Audrey returned to the house where they decided to indulge in some "liquid courage." Meanwhile Lee was crawling through the woods to get back home.
An all star lineup of sponsors includes: fashion show hair and make-up donated by professional local artists and a steady flow of libations provided by Liquid Courage, Bristol Wines & Spirits, John Watling's, Turtle Vodka, and Young's Champagne.
After the show, we steeled ourselves with some liquid courage before jumping into the underwear party.
I know being drunk is no excuse, but the liquid courage did help.