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Present participle for 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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Present participle for to add alcohol or a drug to contaminate (drink or food) surreptitiously
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“Alcohol is still the most common substance used to spike drinks, but spiking with drugs is on the increase.”
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Present participle for 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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Present participle for 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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Present participle for 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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Present participle for to give or add flavor to, typically by seasoning
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Present participle for to augment or increase
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Present participle for to forcibly put an end to
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Present participle for to interfere with (something) in order to cause damage or make unauthorized alterations
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Present participle for to prohibit or interdict the use, participation or inclusion of
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The action of disabling or the state of being disabled
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Calibration technique for quantification that consists in adding known amounts of a substance to an aliquot of an analyte
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The action or process of penetrating something
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