1. strong green liqueur flavored with wormwood and anise
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How To Use absinth In A Sentence

  • Having neither opium nor hashish on hand, and being desirous of filling his brain with twilight, he had had recourse to that fearful mixture of brandy, stout, absinthe, which produces the most terrible of lethargies. Les Miserables
  • Drinking absinthe supposedly made people murderous; that claim has been thoroughly disproved and it is now legal in Canada.
  • Drink… like a suave fish, so down lots of champers, absinthe, vodka and anything else on the cocktail menu.
  • There can be few among today's absintheurs whose skills are on a par with this dwarfish playwright, author of Ubu Roi and creator of the monstrous stage figure Pere Ubu.
  • To make amends I shouted him a double absinthe, and ordered two shandies for Irigaray and Virilio.
  • Charles H. Baker Jr., in his indispensable treatise on dispensables, "The Gentleman's Companion," describes the effects of regular absinthe-bibbing: "It does nibble the keen edge off the brain until a man becomes a sorry sort of thing; aimless, listless, and generally -- shockingly -- lacking. Sampling Absinthe's Dubious Charms
  • Last night I bought a bottle of absinthe that is 89.9% It has some extreme warnings on it!
  • It's what your dreams might look like if you've drunk too much absinthe. Times, Sunday Times
  • The mint-green of Aberline's absinthe shows up in the color of the lanterns on the Ripper's carriage, among other touches.
  • This time I dunked the sugar cube in the absinthe and set it aflame.
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