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alcoholic

a person affected by alcoholism
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alcoholic

[‚al·kə′hȯl·ik]
(medicine)
An individual who consumes excess amounts of alcoholic beverages to the extent of being addicted, habituated, or dependent.
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Between 1995-2005, the incidences of fatal accidents caused by alcoholically impaired drivers ceased to decline (Fell & Vosa, 2006, NHTSA, 2004).
Peter has been alcoholically despondent since his wife ran off, and spends days at a humiliating door-to-door sales j ob, and nights drinking.
Interestingly, this concept of 'unsullied sovereignty' has been extended to the national carrier (Royal Brunei Air), which has been 'dry', alcoholically speaking, since the late 1980s.
It takes courage to put yourself within throwing distance of a group of alcoholically lubricated people impatient to be entertained, so why did he start?
Leave it to a brew pub in alcoholically challenged Utah to offer one of the few full-service, three-meal-a-day restaurants at the Salt Lake City airport.
I look back on my life and see several times when I made choices, or rather my disease of alcoholism made choices for me, which enabled me to continue drinking alcoholically.
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They realize that the way they drink is not normal but that they drink alcoholically and that they must abstain from drinking.
When lake is with Gorton, his closest friend, he appears to be having a good time - indeed, the experiences and conversation seem a long way from the standard, alcoholically dysfunctional context of so much of the rest of the novel.