in·tox·i·cate /-səˌket/ 及物動詞
2. Overexcited, as with joy or grief.
Alas, good mother, be not intoxicate for me;
I am well enough. --Chapman.
In·tox·i·cate v. t. [imp. & p. p. Intoxicated p. pr. & vb. n. Intoxicating.]
1. To poison; to drug.
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.).
v 1: fill with high spirits; fill with optimism; "Music can
uplift your spirits" [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