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stimulate
used in Jane Eyre

6 uses
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Definition
to encourage growth, interest or excitement, or to cause something to happen
  • I was at once content and stimulated with what I saw: I liked what I had seen, and wished to see more.
    Chapter 27 (69% in)
  • One strong proof of my wretchedly defective nature is, that even her expostulations, so mild, so rational, have not influence to cure me of my faults; and even her praise, though I value it most highly, cannot stimulate me to continued care and foresight.
    Chapter 6 (60% in)
  • I had, again and again, held the water to Mason's white lips; again and again offered him the stimulating salts: my efforts seemed ineffectual: either bodily or mental suffering, or loss of blood, or all three combined, were fast prostrating his strength.
    Chapter 20 (42% in)
  • I was not fond of pampering that susceptible vanity of his; but for once, and from motives of expediency, I would e'en soothe and stimulate it.
    Chapter 24 (84% in)
  • The creature of an over-stimulated brain; that is certain.
    Chapter 25 (83% in)
  • I was dazzled, stimulated: my senses were excited; and being ignorant, raw, and inexperienced, I thought I loved her.
    Chapter 27 (33% in)

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