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Noun
Plural for a thin, pointed piece of metal, wood, or other rigid material
“Gradually, the glowing red material is hammered into an elegant spike.”
Noun
Plural for anything long and pointed
“The form of acanthus they used has dark green leaves and a most prickly spike of purple bracts.”
Noun
Plural for a cylindrical wooden or metal object used to fasten or as a bearing between objects
Noun
Plural for an increase in amount, degree or level
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Plural for a solid wooden or metal post with a point at one end
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Plural for the lower shaft of a feather, specifically the region lacking barbs
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Plural for a pointed implement, typically one discharging an electric current and used as a goad
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Plural for the section of a workhouse where tramps and itinerants could be accommodated for one night
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Plural for a spear-shape of ice
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Plural for weapon
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Plural for a hypodermic syringe or injection
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Plural for a high point or position
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Plural for a large rope, wire, or rod used to support a ship's mast
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Plural for the main stem of a herbaceous plant
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Plural for a short, heavy arrow shot from a crossbow
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Plural for a blade that may be fixed to the muzzle of a rifle and used to stab an opponent in hand-to-hand fighting
Verb
To impale or pierce with a sharp point
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Spike the ground by pushing into the lawn with a garden fork, rocking it gently back and forth before pulling it out again.”
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To add alcohol or a drug to contaminate (drink or food) surreptitiously
“Alcohol is still the most common substance used to spike drinks, but spiking with drugs is on the increase.”
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To suffuse with vigor, life, energy, or spirit
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“The new policies are expected to spike the economy's still-tepid growth and ease long-term unemployment.”
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To stop the progress of (a plan or undertaking)
“Amid reports that the Department of Justice may spike the proposed merger, it is set to name two veterans to head its marketing forces.”
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To send a ball straight and hard downward in an attacking move, typically in volleyball
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“From the ground, she watched Matt spike the ball hard. The other team didn't have a chance.”
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To give or add flavor to, typically by seasoning
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To augment or increase
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To forcibly put an end to
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To interfere with (something) in order to cause damage or make unauthorized alterations
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To prohibit or interdict the use, participation or inclusion of
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