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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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stimulus -- as in: economic stimulus
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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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  • Our flesh shrinks from what it dreads and responds to the stimulus of what it desires by a purely reflex action of the nervous system.
  • —In the same way, said Stephen, your flesh responded to the stimulus of a naked statue, but it was, I say, simply a reflex action of the nerves.

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  • The Psychs say it will stimulate a lot of the patterns we need.
    James Dashner  --  The Scorch Trials
  • Done to stimulate responses in the killzone, where the Flare does its damage.
    James Dashner  --  The Death Cure

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