intoxicate

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Medieval Latin intoxicātus, past participle of intoxicō, from Latin toxicō < toxicus, from Ancient Greek τοξικόν (toxikón).

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intoxicate (third-person singular simple present intoxicates, present participle intoxicating, simple past and past participle intoxicated)

  1. To stupefy by doping with chemical substances such as alcohol.
  2. To excite to enthusiasm or madness.

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intoxicate (comparative more intoxicate, superlative most intoxicate)

  1. (obsolete) Intoxicated.
  2. (obsolete) Overexcited, as with joy or grief.

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