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1. intoxicate

verb. ['ˌɪnˈtɑːksəˌkeɪt'] make drunk (with alcoholic drinks).

Synonyms

  • soak
  • inebriate
  • affect
  • befuddle

Antonyms

  • sell
  • nondrinker
  • stand still
  • strengthen

Etymology

  • intoxicātus (Latin)

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Example sentences of the word intoxicate


1. Verb, base form
In order to be found guilty, the person must possess enough of a drug to intoxicate him.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Some intoxicate with their fragrance, while others do not smell at all.

Quotes containing the word intoxicate


1. A little learning is a dangerous thing.Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian Spring;There shallow draughts intoxicate the brain,and drinking largely sobers us again.
- Alexander Pope, An Essay on Criticism

2. intoxicate

verb. ['ˌɪnˈtɑːksəˌkeɪt'] have an intoxicating effect on, of a drug.

Antonyms

  • deteriorate

Etymology

  • intoxicātus (Latin)

3. intoxicate

verb. ['ˌɪnˈtɑːksəˌkeɪt'] fill with high spirits; fill with optimism.

Synonyms

  • pick up
  • inebriate
  • lift up
  • shake
  • puff
  • tickle pink
  • excite
  • beatify
  • rejoice
  • stir
  • thrill
  • shake up
  • exalt
  • elate
  • joy
  • stimulate
  • uplift

Antonyms

  • exhale
  • plain
  • criticize
  • desensitise

Etymology

  • intoxicātus (Latin)
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