Example sentences for: intoxicating

How can you use “intoxicating” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • But now let's suppose that Silicon Valley at the millennium turns out to be what the 1960s were when we were in college: an intoxicating flash-in-the-pan.

  • A partial list of Giacomo diminutives-- pet names that translate essentially as little Jimmy--is as liquid and intoxicating as Sambuca: Giacomello, Giammelli, Iacomelli, Comello, Comellini, Mello, Giacometti, Giametti, Giamitti, Iacometti, Iamitti, Cometto, Giacomini, Iacomini, Cominello, Comini, Cominetti, Cominotti, Cominoli, Giacomucci, Giacomuzzi, Giamuzzi, Giamusso, Comucci, Comuzzo, Comusso, Mucci, Mucilo, Muccino, Muzzi, Muzzini, Muzzillo, Muzzolo, Muzzullo, Musso, Mussetti, Mussettini, Muselli, Mussili, Mussotti, Mussolini, Giacomozzo, Camosso, Mozzi, Mozzini, Mozzetti, Comolli, Camolli, Comoletti, Camoletto, Commizzoli, Mizzi, Motto, Mottini , and Mottinelli .

  • Praise also goes to Fitzgerald's command of dialogue: "The conversations are many-voiced, sharp-witted and finely tuned enough to allow the reader to hear plangent undernotes and to feel the intoxicating buzz that good talk emits" (Lucy Hughes-Hallett, the Sunday Times ).

  • One critic complained that Corot's foliage was "like mashed peas," but another praised the "intoxicating limpidity" of Corot's water: "Even if we camped out in his studio, we could never learn in 10 years how he succeeds in rendering the beauty of water."

  • The 21 st Amendment, which repealed prohibition, allows states to regulate the transportation of "intoxicating liquors."


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