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al·co·hol·ic  audio  (lk-hôlk, -hlk) KEY 

ADJECTIVE:
  1. Related to or resulting from alcohol.
  2. Containing or preserved in alcohol.
  3. Suffering from alcoholism.
NOUN:
A person who drinks alcoholic substances habitually and to excess or who suffers from alcoholism.


OTHER FORMS:
al·co·holi·cal·ly(Adverb)


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