Alcohol (noun)

  1. A colorless volatile flammable liquid that is the intoxicating constituent of wine, beer, spirits, and other drinks, and is also used as an industrial solvent and as fuel.
  2. An intoxicating drink.

Origin:

Early 17th century: from arabic al-kuhl "the kohl", from the use of a fine powder of antimony sulfide for darkening the edges of the eyelids.

Examples:

  1. He drank too much alcohol.
  2. Alcohol can cause liver damage.
  3. She doesn't drink alcohol.
  4. The wine has a high alcohol content.
  5. The party had a lot of alcohol.
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