- v stand in the way of
- v pierce with a sharp stake or point
- v secure with spikes
- v bring forth a spike or spikes
- v add alcohol to (beverages)
the punch is spiked!
- v manifest a sharp increase
the voltage spiked
- s having a long sharp point
- After a friend was attacked by a man who may have spiked her drink, Francisco Guerra developed a cardboard drink coaster that can identify two of the most popular date-rape drugs .
- Attacks on cargo vessels along the Somali coast have spiked recently, with at least 14 ships and 300 crew members currently held by pirates in lawless Somalia, according to the .
- It is a mountain much like any other in that part of the Highlands, green, triple-canopied and spiked with thick stands of bamboo.
- John Stainton in USA Today
It shows that Steve came over the top of the ray and the tail came up, and spiked him here (in the chest), and he pulled it out and the next minute he's gone,Stainton told reporters in the Queensland state city of Cairns, where Irwin's body...
- Theo Epstein in SI.com
The market has definitely spiked. There's no doubt about it,Red Sox general manager Theo Epstein said. "It's clear that there's a lot of available money to be spent, probably more holes on teams than players to fill them."
- Robbie Williams in NEWS.com.au
I know people are alluding to the fact I may have been high on something but I can only say I wasn't because I wasn't,Williams said. "Unless someone spiked my drink and I would have noticed - I know what various drugs feel like. It's the...