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spiked

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

as in barbed, spiky

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spiked

verb
past tense of spike

Synonyms & Antonyms of spiked (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to penetrate or hold (something) with a pointed object
  • scorpions use their stinger-equipped tails to spike their prey

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2 to give life, vigor, or spirit to
  • he spiked what otherwise would have been a dry economic lecture with some jokes and anecdotes

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The first known use of spiked was in 1601

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“Spiked.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/spiked. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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