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intoxicating

[in-tok-si-key-ting] /ɪnˈtɒk sɪˌkeɪ tɪŋ/
adjective
1.
causing or capable of causing intoxication:
intoxicating beverages.
2.
exhilarating; exciting:
an intoxicating idea.
Origin
1625-1635
1625-35; intoxicate + -ing2
Related forms
intoxicatingly, adverb
nonintoxicating, adjective
nonintoxicatingly, adverb
unintoxicating, adjective
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intoxicating

/ɪnˈtɒksɪˌkeɪtɪŋ/
adjective
1.
(of an alcoholic drink) producing in a person a state ranging from euphoria to stupor, usually accompanied by loss of inhibitions and control; inebriating
2.
stimulating, exciting, or producing great elation
Derived Forms
intoxicatingly, adverb
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