What does the word intoxicate mean?

Usage examples for intoxicate

  1. The language of the poet stirs, up a magic power; even ordinary words flow forth in charming melody, and intoxicate the fast- bound listener." – Henry of Ofterdingen: A Romance. by Friedrich von Hardenberg
  2. Will you confess this in the letter you must write immediately and do all you can to console me in it- make it rich as a draught of poppies to intoxicate me- write the softest words and kiss them, that I may at least touch my lips where yours have been. – Flower of the Dusk by Myrtle Reed