Synonyms of 'spike'
a long metal naila 15-foot wall topped with iron spikes
the point of a knife
Drive in a stake before planting the tree.
An X-ray might show a small spur of bone at the site of your pain.
Use pins to keep the material in place as you work.
A mirror hung on a nail above the washstand.
Apply gentle pressure on the barb with the point of the pliers.
Mark the loaf with the prongs of a fork.
anything long and pointedIts skin is covered with spikes.
to add alcohol to (a drink)drinks spiked with tranquillizers
to drive a spike or spikes intoMy foot kept getting spiked by the runners in front.
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in the sense of adulterate
to spoil something by adding inferior materialThe food had been adulterated to increase its weight.
in the sense of barb
a point facing in the opposite direction to the main point of a fish-hook, harpoon, etc.Apply gentle pressure on the barb with the point of the pliers.
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