stimolare

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From Latin stimulāre, present active infinitive of stimulō.

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stimolare (transitive)

  1. to stimulate
  2. to bite (of insects)
    • 1310s, Dante Alighieri, Inferno, canto 3:
      Questi sciaurati, che mai non fur vivi
      erano ignudi e stimolati molto
      da mosconi e da vespe ch'eran ivi.
      These wretches, who never had been alive
      were naked and bitten a great deal
      by mosquitoes and by wasps which were in that place.

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