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alcohol

al·co·hol

alcohol

 
 
pronunciation:
ael k hawl [or] ael k hal
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a clear liquid that burns easily and can be made from certain grains and fruits. Alcohol is present in such drinks as beer, wine, and whiskey. It is also used in making medicines and chemicals.
 
definition 2: drinks that contain alcohol.
This restaurant does not serve alcohol.
 
similar words:
liquor
Word Builder: alcohol +
  • alcoholic1:
    containing alcohol.
  • alcoholic2:
    a person who drinks too much alcohol; a person with alcoholism.
  • alcoholism:
    a disease caused by the habit of drinking too much alcohol.
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