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stimulate
used in The Hound of the Baskervilles

3 uses
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Definition
to encourage growth, interest or excitement, or to cause something to happen
  • There is nothing more stimulating than a case where everything goes against you.
    Chapter 5 — Three Broken Threads (70% in)
  • Some people without possessing genius have a remarkable power of stimulating it.
    Chapter 1 — Mr. Sherlock Holmes (21% in)
  • When I said that you stimulated me I meant, to be frank, that in noting your fallacies I was occasionally guided towards the truth.
    Chapter 1 — Mr. Sherlock Holmes (29% in)

There are no more uses of "stimulate" in The Hound of the Baskervilles.

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