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Impale on or pierce with a sharp point
“Make a note of such spots and on a dry day go out with a garden fork and spike the areas by pushing into the lawn to a depth of about 15 cm and rocking gently back and forth before pulling out the fork.”
“Amid reports that the Department of Justice may spike the proposed merger, it is set to name two veterans to head its marketing forces.”
“Alcohol is still the most common substance used to spike drinks, but spiking with drugs is on the increase.”
To give life, vigor, or spirit to
“… he spiked what otherwise would have been a dry economic lecture with some jokes and anecdotes.”
A thin, pointed piece of metal, wood, or another rigid material
“I polished my axe and the spike on the shield, put on my armor and went out of the tent.”
Anything long and pointed
“Its skin is covered with spikes.”
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