1) ADJ-GRADED Someone who is intoxicated is drunk. [FORMAL]

He appeared intoxicated, police said.

2) ADJ-GRADED: v-link ADJ by/with n If you are intoxicated by or with something such as a feeling or an event, you are so excited by it that you find it hard to think clearly and sensibly. [LITERARY]

They seem to have become intoxicated by their success...

These leaders can become intoxicated with a sense of their own omnipotence.

carried away

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