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lace with meaning

  "lace with" in a sentence
  • 1. lace sth with sth usually passive to put alcohol or a drug into someone's food or drink, especially secretly:
    Staff found more food in the kitchen which had been laced with the same poison.
    a thermos of coffee laced with brandy
    SIMILAR TO: spike
    2. be laced with sth if something is laced with a particular quality, it contains some of it all the way through:
    Leigh's play is heavily laced with irony.
    The whole history of the Orient Express is laced with an air of romance and mystery.

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  1. the name evokes a shadowy terror laced with whispered details too gruesome to be believed.
  2. young people often like a lemon drink laced with beer
  3. he had a glass of milk which laced with rum
  4. claims of gender equality are laced with contradictions
  5. the princess's coat was of red silk laced with gold thread

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