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Word: intoxicate

Definition: make drunk; stimulate or excite; Ex. intoxicated by all the money he might win


More Vocab Words

::: strew - spread randomly; sprinkle; scatter; Ex. flower girl strewing rose petals
::: stifle - suppress; extinguish; inhibit; smother or suffocate
::: parsimony - stinginess; excessive frugality; ADJ. parsimonious
::: aviary - enclosure for birds; large cage
::: decorum - propriety; orderliness and good taste in manners; appropriateness of behavior or conduct
::: palpitate - throb; beat rapidly; flutter; tremble; Ex. Her heart began to palpitate.
::: hurtle - crash; rush; move with great speed; Ex. hurtling runaway train
::: shambles - (place or scene of) complete disorder or ruin; wreck; mess; Ex. After the hurricane, the coast was a shambles.
::: nether - lower; Ex. nether garments/regions
::: obituary - death notice (esp. in a newspaper); ADJ.