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English definition of “spike”

spike

verb [T] (MAKE STRONGER)    /spaɪk/
to make a drink stronger by adding alcohol, or to add flavour or interest to something: She claimed that someone had spiked her drink with whisky. The pasta was served in a cream sauce spiked with black pepper. His writing is spiked with humour.Drinking alcohol
(Definition of spike verb (MAKE STRONGER) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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