headily, adv.headiness, n.
/hed"ee/, adj., headier, headiest.
1. intoxicating: a heady wine.
2. affecting the mind or senses greatly: heady perfume.
3. exciting; exhilarating: the heady news of victory.
4. rashly impetuous: heady conduct.
5. violent; destructive: heady winds.
6. clever; shrewd: a heady scheme to win the election.
[1350-1400; ME hevedy, hedy. See HEAD, -Y1]
Syn. 3. thrilling, stirring, stimulating.
Ant. 3. depressing, disappointing.

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