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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

liquid lunch

A lunchtime outing that consists of drinking alcoholic beverages instead of eating. Bob reprimanded his employees for having a liquid lunch and returning to work intoxicated.
See also: liquid, lunch

liquid refreshment

Beverages, especially those containing alcohol, considered collectively. We all decided to go for some liquid refreshment after the game.
See also: liquid, refreshment

liquid cork

dated Liquid antidiarrheal medicine. Be sure to pack some liquid cork on your travels—I hear food in that part of the world can tear through your body something fierce if you're not ready.
See also: cork, liquid

liquid laugh

Vomit; an act or instance of vomiting. Primarily heard in Australia. Nah, don't worry about him. He just needs to go have a liquid laugh, and he'll be right as rain. I used to get terrible motion sickness in planes, inevitably landing with a bag (or two) of liquid laugh in tow.
See also: laugh, liquid

liquid lunch

a drinking session at lunchtime taking the place of a meal. informal humorous
See also: liquid, lunch

liquid cork

n. a medicine that stops diarrhea. This liquid cork isn’t so bad if you get it good and cold before you take it.
See also: cork, liquid

liquid laugh

n. vomit. If you drink much more, you’re gonna come out with a liquid laugh.
See also: laugh, liquid

liquid lunch

n. a lunch consisting of alcoholic drinks. Sounds like the boss had another liquid lunch again today.
See also: liquid, lunch
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Meanwhile, liquidly concerns in the US continued to affect Wall Street where trading was again depressed.
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Schoenmakers (Weierstrass Institute for Applied Analysis and Stochastics) presents methods for the implied calibration of a Libor market model to liquidly traded caps and swaptions, and new developments in Bermudan style derivative pricing.
Villa were made to look flagpole static by Blues' adoption of a midfield system that depended upon Byron Stevenson's rolling passes from the upfield into Howard Gayle's liquidly moving pace.
This was a coquettish countess, sung elegantly and increasingly securely: of the role's two vocal set pieces, "Porgi d'amor" was more notable for being heartfelt rather than liquidly beautiful, but "Dove sono" was finely wrought in every respect.
The Capeman, with its liquidly sensual score, its gorgeous, vertigo-inducing sets and its astoundingly talented cast, made me its victim.
That kind of liquidly separates the money market mutual fund from bank CDs, which assess heavy penalties for withdrawals prior to maturity.
He makes him confront the space in between these liquidly shattered pieces of "me," and thus requires him optically to assimilate the tear or interior rent in being, whose original and nameless subjective recognition prompts a first projection of vomit-as-(no)thing into and as the world.