intoxicated or stupefied with a drug; high.
- un·stoked, adjective
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How to use stoked in a sentence
The result was a decade of printing money that has primarily benefited the very rich and stoked asset prices in ways that continue to destabilize global financial markets.
How the King Soopers shooting unfoldedPresident Obama’s entire tenure was marked by sustained growth in gun sales because of stoked fears that at any moment he was going to instruct the government to take away Americans’ guns.How fear and shootings drive business for the gun industry | Todd Frankel | March 25, 2021 | Washington Post
They propagated disinformation, spewed hate, stoked violence, disregarded the law, and overwhelmed authorities vastly outnumbered and ill-equipped to handle the onslaught.No, viral video doesn’t show police removing barriers for Capitol rioters — and other news literacy lessons on insurrection | Valerie Strauss | January 14, 2021 | Washington Post
I can’t imagine Kemboi would be super stoked to fly halfway around the world to race Western States for the chance to win a belt buckle.Behind the Scenes of a Unique FKT Attempt in Kenya | Martin Fritz Huber | November 24, 2020 | Outside Online
I actually just saw both sheriff’s deputies again today, six days after the fire started, and they were just beaming, so stoked that both of their homes survived.
But beware of voting based on the fears stoked by politicians for their own political gain -- on both sides.Ebola, ISIS, the Border: So Much to Fear, So Little Time! | Gene Robinson | November 2, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
You must have been pretty stoked when you found out that Cary would have such a big, juicy arc this season.The Good Wife’s Secret Weapon: Matt Czuchry on Cary Agos’s Terrible, Horrible Year | Kevin Fallon | October 27, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
I was stoked that we were able to get together to put out Rkives.Jenny Lewis on 'The Voyager,' the End of Rilo Kiley, and High School Classmate Angelina Jolie | Marlow Stern | August 17, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Russian militants continue to percolate through the Ukrainian border, hoping their Kremlin-stoked fantasies will come true.
Crowe himself stoked the religion angle by tweet-begging Pope Francis to screen the film.The Backstory of ‘Noah’ Is Full of Giants, Horny Angels, and a Grieving God | Tim Townsend | March 28, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Then he stoked the fire, blew it, and set them all round it to warm themselves.Grimms' Fairy Tales | The Brothers Grimm
The fire beneath is stoked and kept alive by bellows handled by those who assisted at his martyrdom.Cathedral Cities of Italy | William Wiehe Collins
Russ stoked and lit his pipe, snapped off his machine and swung around in the operator's chair.Empire | Clifford Donald Simak
He stoked away, till the sparks flew like shooting stars across the sky.Egholm and his God | Johannes Buchholtz
Hitherto he had been mechanical, whereas now he was an engine capable of self-direction—an engine stoked to the brim.The Promise of Air | Algernon Blackwood
British Dictionary definitions for stoked
NZ informal very pleased; elated: really stoked to have got the job
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