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intoxicate (v.)

mid-15c., "to poison" (obsolete), from Medieval Latin intoxicatus, past participle of intoxicare "to poison," from in- "in" (from PIE root *en "in") + Latin toxicare "to poison," from toxicum "poison" (see toxic). Meaning "make drunk" first recorded 1570s (implied in intoxicated). Figurative sense "excite to a high pitch of feeling" is attested from 1590s. Related: Intoxicating.

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Definitions of intoxicate from WordNet

intoxicate (v.)
fill with high spirits; fill with optimism;
Synonyms: elate / lift up / uplift / pick up
intoxicate (v.)
make drunk (with alcoholic drinks);
Synonyms: soak / inebriate
intoxicate (v.)
have an intoxicating effect on, of a drug;
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