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The House of Mirth
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stimulus -- as in: economic stimulus
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The House of Mirth
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  • She had refrained from touching it because it was a last resource, and she had relied on other arts to stimulate other sensations; but as a settled look of dulness began to creep over his candid features, she saw that extreme measures were necessary.
  • Her soft nature recoiled from this ordeal, which had none of the stimulus of conflict to goad her through it.
  • Perhaps, however, her enjoyment proceeded more than she was aware from the physical stimulus of the excursion, the challenge of crisp cold and hard exercise, the responsive thrill of her body to the influences of the winter woods.

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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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