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intoxicate

in·tox·i·cate

intoxicate

pronunciation:
ihn tak sih keIt
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: intoxicated, intoxicates, intoxicating
definition 1: to cause to experience any of a number of temporary conditions ranging from giddiness to stupor, by means of alcohol or drugs.
synonyms:
befuddle, drug, inebriate, stupefy, zonk out
similar words:
besot, dope, fuddle, muddle
definition 2: to excite, stimulate, or exhilarate.
synonyms:
electrify, enthuse, excite, exhilarate, inebriate, thrill, transport
similar words:
delight, elate, enrapture, galvanize, infatuate, inflame, invigorate, jack up, overpower, overwhelm
definition 3: to poison.
synonyms:
poison
similar words:
drug
derivations: intoxicatedly (adv.), intoxicatingly (adv.)