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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 In·e·bri·ate v. t. [imp. & p. p. Inebriated p. pr. & vb. n. Inebriating ]
 1. To make drunk; to intoxicate.
 The cups
 That cheer but not inebriate.   --Cowper.
 2. Fig.: To disorder the senses of; to exhilarate or elate as if by spirituous drink; to deprive of sense and judgment; also, to stupefy.
    The inebriating effect of popular applause.   --Macaulay.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : stupefied or excited by a chemical substance (especially
            alcohol); "a noisy crowd of intoxicated sailors";
            "helplessly inebriated" [syn: intoxicated, drunk]
            [ant: sober]