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1. (of a colour) having a high degree of saturation or purity; being less saturated than a vivid colour but more so than a moderate colour; produced by a concentrated quantity of colouring agent
2. (of a wind, current, etc.) moving fast
3. (of a syllable) accented or stressed
4. (of certain acids and bases) producing high concentrations of hydrogen or hydroxide ions in aqueous solution
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So at the pub there are voids in the conversation I feel obliged to fill with more strong drink.
He was interested in driving young people away from strong drink and thought this new sporting project would be a great way to achieve that.
The lager we drank was Davenports Continental, and one of the most popular drinks was Davenports Top Brew Deluxe (bottled, not available on draught), a very strong drink which resulted in many a sore head on Sunday morning.
They would bring strong drink into the belfries, which was frowned upon by the church authorities, and they were looked upon as a disreputable bunch.
That's where our kids are getting booze and into the habit of downing too much strong drink too early.
Sample choice oysters and other chilled crustaceans over a good strong drink.
However, if Rangers director Martin Bain gets his way, then in 12 months' time, when the N'erday match is played at Ibrox, they'll be given the chance to toast one another with strong drink.
I'd made up my mind that strong drink wasn't for me so I watched television and dreamed of the big time.
In 1816, the year of Peter's execution, a Philadelphia printer issued "A Calm Dissuasive against Intemperance," a statement of the Fairfield West Consociation of Congregational Churches in Connecticut that expressed alarm at 'how very often strong drink drowns conjugal, parental, filial, and fraternal affection.
Apparently, port was invented solely to satisfy our craving for strong drink while claret producers in France once deliberately roughed up their wine to suit our palate.
Bock beers are known, rightly so, as strong drink both in taste and alcohol.
After all the customers of the club have departed except the intimate invited group, Professor Wilde orders a strong drink, which causes his immediate death.