worship at the shrine of


worship at the shrine of
   to be unhealthily addicted to
   Usually of alcohol, illegal narcotics, or sexual excess:
    Among newspapermen, most of whom worshipped more frequently at the shrine of Bacchus than Ariadne... (Deighton, 1991 — Bacchus was the god of wine. Ariadne was of an inquiring mind, helping Theseus to escape from the maze devised by Daedalus, from which subsequently Daedalus himself and his son Icarus made their aerial escape)

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