Grizzly Weinstein (sea_gaagii) wrote in 1word1day,
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Apr. 10th, 2009 - Crapulence

crap·u·lence [ kráppyələnss ]
noun
Definition:

1. overindulgence: overindulgence, especially in alcoholic drink
2. sickness: sickness caused by overindulgence in good food and, especially, alcoholic drink ( dated )

crap·u·lent adjective

Crapulence. Encarta® World English Dictionary [North American Edition] © & (P)2009 Microsoft Corporation. http://encarta.msn.com/dictionary_/crapulence.html (accessed: April 10, 2009).

Example:
As usual Bob overindulged during Passover. Some social drinks before dinner, the standard four cups of wine, some more wine during the meal, and some after dinner drinks; a night of crapulent behavior. All was mostly fine, but Bob still can't remember where he hid the Afikomen.
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