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English verb: intoxicate

1. intoxicate (emotion) fill with high spirits; fill with optimism


SamplesMusic can uplift your spirits.


ExamplesThe good news will intoxicate her, The performance is likely to intoxicate Sue


Synonymselate, lift up, pick up, uplift


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)excite, shake, shake up, stimulate, stir


Narrower (hyponym)beatify, beatify, exalt, exhilarate, inebriate, puff, thrill, tickle pink


Causejoy, rejoice


Antonymscast down, deject, depress, dismay, dispirit, demoralise, demoralize, get down

2. intoxicate (consumption) make drunk (with alcoholic drinks)


Synonymsinebriate, soak


Pattern of useSomething ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)affect


Narrower (hyponym)befuddle, fuddle

3. intoxicate (body) have an intoxicating effect on, of a drug


Pattern of useSomething ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)poison









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