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intoxicate

in·tox·i·cate

intoxicate

pronunciation:
ihn tak sih keIt
part of speech: verb
inflections: intoxicated, intoxicates, intoxicating
definition 1: to cause to be less rational by means of alcohol or drugs.
It is against the law to intoxicate a minor.
similar words:
dope, muddle
definition 2: to make excited, stimulated, or exhilarated.
The beautiful sounds of the violin intoxicated me.
synonyms:
excite, exhilarate, thrill
similar words:
delight, inflame, jack up, overpower, overwhelm
derivations: intoxicatedly (adv.), intoxicatingly (adv.)