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- To encourage into action.
- stimulate the economy
- 1842, Letitia Elizabeth Landon, Lady Anne Granard, volume 1, page 18:
- To most others Lord Allerton's obvious preference for Mary would have been an insuperable obstacle; it only served to stimulate her ladyship.
- To arouse an organism to functional activity.
- stimulate my mind
- He was sexually stimulated by the dancer's moves.
- (encourage): encourage, induce, incite, provoke; see also Thesaurus:incite
- (arouse): animate, arouse, energize, energise, excite, perk up; see also Thesaurus:enliven
to encourage into action
to arouse an organism to functional activity
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- present adverbial passive participle of stimuli