excite

PRIMARY MEANINGS OF: excite

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v
act as a stimulant
2
v
raise to a higher energy level
FULL DEFINITIONS OF: excite
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v act as a stimulant

Synonyms:
stimulate
Antonyms:
dampen, stifle
smother or suppress
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invigorate, quicken
give life or energy to
innervate
stimulate to action
irritate
excite to some characteristic action or condition, such as motion, contraction, or nervous impulse, by the application of a stimulus
pinch, vellicate
irritate as if by a nip, pinch, or tear
Type of:
affect, bear on, bear upon, impact, touch, touch on
have an effect upon

v cause to be agitated, excited, or roused

Synonyms:
agitate, charge, charge up, commove, rouse, turn on
Antonyms:
calm, calm down, lull, quiet, quieten, still, tranquilize, tranquillise, tranquillize
make calm or still
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hype up, psych up
get excited or stimulated
bother
make nervous or agitated
pother
make upset or troubled
electrify
excite suddenly and intensely
Type of:
disturb, trouble, upset
move deeply

v arouse or elicit a feeling

Types:
enthuse
cause to feel enthusiasm
bring down
cause to be enthusiastic
Type of:
arouse, elicit, enkindle, evoke, fire, kindle, provoke, raise
call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)

v stir feelings in

excite the audience”
Synonyms:
stimulate, stir
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fuck off, jack off, jerk off, masturbate, she-bop, wank
get sexual gratification through self-stimulation
masturbate
stimulate sexually
horripilate
cause (someone's) hair to stand on end and to have goosebumps
work
provoke or excite
blow, fellate, go down on, suck
provide sexual gratification through oral stimulation
thrill
cause to be thrilled by some perceptual input
quicken, whet
make keen or more acute
disgust, gross out, repel, revolt
fill with distaste
scarf
masturbate while strangling oneself
nauseate, sicken, turn one's stomach
upset and make nauseated
Type of:
sensitise, sensitize
cause to sense; make sensitive

v stir the feelings, emotions, or peace of

Synonyms:
shake, shake up, stimulate, stir
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fuel
stimulate
arouse, sex, turn on, wind up
stimulate sexually
affright, fright, frighten, scare
cause fear in
thrill, tickle, vibrate
feel sudden intense sensation or emotion
invite, tempt
give rise to a desire by being attractive or inviting
elate, intoxicate, lift up, pick up, uplift
fill with high spirits; fill with optimism
animate, enliven, exalt, inspire, invigorate
heighten or intensify
titillate
excite pleasurably or erotically
bluff
frighten someone by pretending to be stronger than one really is
awe
inspire awe in
terrify, terrorise, terrorize
fill with terror; frighten greatly
intimidate
make timid or fearful
alarm, appal, appall, dismay, horrify
fill with apprehension or alarm; cause to be unpleasantly surprised
consternate
fill with anxiety, dread, dismay, or confusion
tempt
try to seduce
beatify
make blessedly happy
puff
make proud or conceited
beatify, exalt, exhilarate, inebriate, thrill, tickle pink
fill with sublime emotion
encourage
inspire with confidence; give hope or courage to
spook
frighten or scare, and often provoke into a violent action
Type of:
arouse, elicit, enkindle, evoke, fire, kindle, provoke, raise
call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)

v stimulate sexually

Synonyms:
arouse, sex, turn on, wind up
Types:
tempt
try to seduce
Type of:
shake, shake up, stimulate, stir
stir the feelings, emotions, or peace of
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v raise to a higher energy level

excite the atoms”
Synonyms:
energise, energize
Type of:
alter, change, modify
cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

v produce a magnetic field in

excite the neurons”
Type of:
alter, change, modify
cause to change; make different; cause a transformation
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