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intoxicate


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Intoxicate  \In*tox"i*cate\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Intoxicated}; 
  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Intoxicating}.] 
  1.  To  poison;  to  drug.  --South. 
 
  2.  To  make  drunk;  to  inebriate;  to  excite  or  to  stupefy  by 
  strong  drink  or  by  a  narcotic  substance. 
 
  With  new  wine  inoxicated  both  --Milton. 
 
  3.  To  excite  to  a  transport  of  enthusiasm,  frenzy,  or 
  madness;  to  elate  unduly  or  excessively. 
 
  Intoxicated  with  the  sound  of  those  very  bells.  --G. 
  Eliot. 
 
  They  are  not  intoxicated  by  military  success. 
  --Jowett 
  (Thuc.  ). 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Intoxicate  \In*tox"i*cate\,  a.  [LL.  intoxicatus  p.  p.  of 
  intoxicare  to  drug  or  poison;  pref.  in-  in  +  L.  toxicum  a 
  poison  in  which  arrows  were  dipped,  Gr  ?,  fr  ?  pertaining 
  to  a  bow.  See  {Toxic}.] 
  1.  Intoxicated. 
 
  2.  Overexcited,  as  with  joy  or  grief. 
 
  Alas,  good  mother,  be  not  intoxicate  for  me  I  am 
  well  enough.  --Chapman. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  intoxicate 
  v  1:  fill  with  high  spirits;  fill  with  optimism  [syn:  {elate},  {lift 
  up},  {uplift},  {pick  up}]  [ant:  {depress}] 
  2:  make  drunk  (with  alcoholic  drinks)  [syn:  {soak},  {inebriate}] 
  3:  have  an  intoxicating  effect  on  of  a  drug 




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