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.
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.
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.
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.
I know being drunk is no excuse, but the liquid courage did help.
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