intoxicate intoxicate  /ɪn ˈtɑk sə ˌkeɪt/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) fill with high spirits; fill with optimism
  2. (v) make drunk (with alcoholic drinks)
  3. (v) have an intoxicating effect on, of a drug

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Usage(s):

  1. Despite current efforts to get the game taken seriously as a sport, the point of most beer-pong games remains to intoxicate your opponent.
  2. To make themselves more welcome, some of the guests exude fluids that delight and intoxicate the ants.
  3. Lawrence Welk was merely born in Strasburg, North Dakota, and few at the time ever thought that he would grow up to intoxicate millions of music lovers with champagne music.

News

  • Operation Dry Water to kick off

    The DNR will be out looking for intoxicated boaters as the summer season gets underway
    on June 21, 2013     Source: WEAU Eau Claire

Quotes

  1. "The Dalai Lama runs around the world to various countries, and can intoxicate some in the political world. Some western countries exploit him," Wen said.
    on Mar 12, 2009 By: Wen Jiabao Source: Reuters India

  2. "Flowers really do intoxicate me," said Vita Sackville-West.
    on Mar 9, 2007 By: Vita Sackville-West Source: Newsday

  3. "Jesus is my daddy," says Pharrell, going on to tell the big guy: "Thank you for my power, it won't intoxicate me."
    on Jul 20, 2006 By: Pharrell Williams Source: guardian.co.uk

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