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spirits of salt  


      n   functioning as sing or pl   a solution of hydrochloric acid in water  
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spirits  

  
alcohol, firewater, liquor, strong liquor, the hard stuff     (informal)  
    drink  


high spirits     
abandon, boisterousness, exhilaration, exuberance, good cheer, hilarity, joie de vivre, rare good humour  

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