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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 ?
he said as he lifted the body and placed it on the bed in one corner of the room.
Monsieur Surville lifted his hands in polite remonstrance.
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.
So I brought stones and piled them up till I could reach him; then I lifted him down, for he was very light, being but skin and bones.
For a moment I stood thinking, then I lifted up my voice and howled like a wolf, and lo
Twala turned and motioned to his son, who advanced with his spear lifted.
Sir Henry, Good, and Umbopa ranged themselves alongside of me, and lifted their rifles.
I have seen nothing but the writing-case lifted from my lap.
Did you see the writing-case after it was lifted from your lap?
Then she lifted both hands, with all the fingers and thumbs spread out, and cried:
Again there was a period of silence a silence so long and gloomy that when Mombi finally lifted the kettle from the fire it was close to midnight.
Anne gently unwound the arms that clung round her--gently lifted the head that lay helpless on her bosom.
Pale and resolute, she lifted her noble head--called back the courage which had faltered for a moment--and took his arm.
As the Ghost rolled her side out of water, the boat was lifted snugly against her, and before the return roll came, we had heaved it in over the side and turned it bottom up on the deck.
Oofty-Oofty cried, his keen eyes reading its number in the one second when it lifted clear of the foam, and upside down.