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spiked

1. mod. having to do with a drink with alcohol added; having to do with a punch with an alcoholic content. Is the punch spiked? I want some without.
2. mod. alcohol or drug intoxicated. I knew that Mrs. Wilmington-Thorpe was spiked when she belched like a real country thunder-boomer.
3. mod. having to do with hair that stands up straight. His spiked hair wouldn’t look so bad if it wasn’t orange.
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Most up-to-date national figures indicate out of 1,000 people alleged to have been spiked, only three of the tests carried out came back positive for the date-rape drugs GHB or Rohypnol.
This travesty was only possible because the major media spiked his radical record and referred to him only as a "liberal" or a "progressive.
On the tally of areas with spiked rates, Burbank ranked third with 180 ppb in 1996.
The TV analyst states that A should have spiked the ball.
Last year in the Temagami dispute, trees were spiked and forestry equipment vandalized or burned.
Shortly after 8:00 PM, when election results started to come in and web site addresses were broadcast on national television, the number of 'page hits' spiked to more than twenty times their normal average.