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  Definition of excite
  1. act as a stimulant; "The book stimulated her imagination"; "This play stimulates"
  2. produce a magnetic field in; "excite the neurons"
  3. raise to a higher energy level; "excite the atoms"
  4. stir the feelings, emotions, or peace of; "These stories shook the community"; "the civil war shook the country"
  5. stimulate sexually; "This movie usually arouses the male audience"
  6. cause to be agitated, excited, or roused; "The speaker charged up the crowd with his inflammatory remarks"
  7. arouse or elicit a feeling
  8. stir feelings in; "stimulate my appetite"; "excite the audience"; "stir emotions"
Similar Words: stimulate, energize, energise, shake, shake up, stir, arouse, turn on, wind up, agitate, rouse, charge, commove, charge up

 

See Also: agitate, foment, stir up

 

Hyponyms: quicken, invigorate, innervate, irritate, fuel, arouse, turn on, wind up, frighten, fright, scare, affright, thrill, tickle, vibrate, tempt, invite, elate, lift up, uplift, pick up, intoxicate, inspire, animate, enliven, exalt, titillate, hype up, psych up, bother, pother, electrify, enthuse, masturbate, horripilate, work, fellate, blow, go down on, whet, disgust, gross out, revolt, repel

 

Derivational Morphology: excitation, excitement, stimulation, stimulus, stimulant, input, innervation, irritation, energizer, energiser, vitalizer, vitaliser, animator, energy, vigor, vigour, vim, vitality, energizing, activating, activation, stir, scaremonger, stirrer, inflammation, fervor, fervour, turn-on, bang, boot, charge, rush, flush, thrill, kick, arousal, rousing, exhilaration

 

 
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