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lifted

1. old-fashioned Intoxicated, especially with drugs; high. Primarily heard in US. Is it just me, or does Robert seem a bit lifted?
2. Arrested or picked up by police. Primarily heard in UK. The known criminal was lifted after being caught on CCTV loading weapons into the back of his van.
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lifted

mod. drunk; high. He was acting a little lifted. He only had twelve beers.
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References in classic literature ?
She lifted the cloak from the chair on which she had placed it, and took from the pocket the leather letter-case which Grace had shown to her.
My threat produced an effect; the men halted, and Scragga stood still before us, his spear lifted.
Then I lifted my hand solemnly towards the sky, an example which Sir Henry and Good followed, and quoted a line or two from the "Ingoldsby Legends" at it in the most impressive tones that I could command.
"We shall all perish in the dark," and animated by fear or fury, or by both, he lifted his spear and drove it with all his force at Sir Henry's breast.
Pale and resolute, she lifted her noble head--called back the courage which had faltered for a moment--and took his arm.
"Number four boat!" Oofty-Oofty cried, his keen eyes reading its number in the one second when it lifted clear of the foam, and upside down.
Results become visible in weeks, and gradually improve within the first few months as new collagen forms around the area that is being lifted. Thread lifts, depending on the type of thread used, can last from 12 to 24 months.
As loads are lifted in increments, steel boxes are stacked together to form lifting towers to mechanically hold the load.
While most people are not harmed when lifted mechanically, this person's experience was not a positive one.
"Waiting two or three seconds to energize before the magnet reaches the material to be lifted will help to keep the heat down and actually increase the amount of material it picks up.
Solo Lift[TM] incorporates a trigger grip system that allows boxes to be lifted and carried easily and effectively using only one hand and minimal grip pressure.
A "no-lift" policy means that residents who need to be lifted off the ground are moved with a mechanical lift instead of by a staff member.
He returned to the 2002 Gay Games in Sydney to set records for the squat, the dead lift, and total pounds lifted. He won gold.