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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).
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On a sea-sucked rock in Iceland lives the Monster (Robert John Burke), immortally bored and alcoholically foul-mouthed.
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.
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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. The choices included everything from my friends to my divorce.
And it isn't helped by an audience that was either canned (technically) or canned (alcoholically) and prepared to laugh hysterically at anything.