Intoxicant



[in-tok-si-kuh nt] /ɪnˈtɒk sɪ kənt/

noun
1.
an agent, as alcoholic liquor or certain drugs.
adjective
2.
or exhilarating:
the clear, intoxicant air of the mountains.
/ɪnˈtɒksɪkənt/
noun
1.
anything that causes intoxication
adjective
2.
causing intoxication
n.

“liquor,” 1863; see intoxicate.

intoxicant in·tox·i·cant (ĭn-tŏk’sĭ-kənt)
n.
An agent that intoxicates, especially an alcoholic beverage.
in·tox’i·cant adj.

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