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adjective as in thrilling, intoxicating

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It’s a heady time for startups making vehicles powered by anything other than hydrocarbons, and the SPAC wave has hit it hard.

This super-simple recipe wraps a heady mix of coffee, pecans and dates in chocolate.

The brief, heady rally made traders sit up and buy GameStop stock the world over.

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The company is targeting the public markets at a particularly heady time for new offerings, with investors embracing venture-backed IPOs throughout late 2020 and the start of 2021.

To those of us who made our way through rush-hour traffic on the Beltway to Landover and the no-longer-standing Capital Centre, those were heady times.

The excitement was so heady that soon musicians were standing two and three deep at the bar of the Five Spot nearly every night.

Aside from oil, Russia has two great exports: brilliant, heady novelists and captivating dashboard camera videos.

These scenes bring out a strange lightheartedness you would not expect going into a film with such a heady synopsis.

Though I was physically exhausted, my mind was filled with the heady, mysterious events of the day.

The last six years have often been heady for someone who cares about progressive political movements.

The wine was good and cheap, but, unfortunately, it had the objectionable quality of being heady.

He was, indeed, so hot and heady that it was some minutes before his mistake could be brought home to him.

Lieutenant Schmidt had drunk a great deal of beer, and even beer when taken in large quantities may be heady.

“Was you frightened of falling on your heady peady, darling,” she murmured, fondling it ecstatically.

Strange rich heady scents seemed to rise about him like something palpable.


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On this page you'll find 33 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to heady, such as: exciting, exhilarating, potent, inebriating, overwhelming, and powerful.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.