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intoxicant in Medicine topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishintoxicantin‧tox‧i‧cant /ɪnˈtɒksəkənt $ -ˈtɑːk-/ noun [countable] technical  DFDMsomething that makes you drunk
Examples from the Corpus
intoxicantThe longer the carbon chain, the more potent the alcohol as an intoxicant.The use of alcohol as a restorative medicine is as ancient as its use as an intoxicant.The feats would have been long saved for, and would have boasted plenty of meats, sweets and intoxicants.Even the desserts are intoxicants, as in sangria-poached white peaches with a pure, rich cream sorbet.Certain intoxicants are culturally approved, and therefore acceptable.Despite the heavy consumption of intoxicants, no one's voice ever rose above a husky whisper.