galvanise

Definitions of galvanise
  1. verb
    stimulate (muscles) by administering a shock
    synonyms: galvanize
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    type of:
    shock
    subject to electrical shocks
  2. verb
    to stimulate to action
    synonyms: galvanize, startle
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    type of:
    ball over, blow out of the water, floor, shock, take aback
    surprise greatly; knock someone's socks off
  3. verb
    cover with zinc
    synonyms: galvanize
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    type of:
    coat, surface
    put a coat on; cover the surface of; furnish with a surface
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