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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In a manner given to or marked by the consumption of alcohol .

Usage examples (16)
  • So absurdly wise some, and so sottishly foolish others; and both sometime in the same person.
  • Ireland deserved what she suffered -- that she has been always sottishly discontented and basely ungrateful.
  • He called for champagne -- drank greedily -- finished the bottle -- returned to the gaming-room flushed and feverish -- looked at the players savagely, but sottishly,...
  • The measures which they had already tried to smother the discontents of the people, and to repress those violent and illegal consequences of it, had not only proved... for more
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