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stimulate
used in Arrowsmith

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Definition
to encourage growth, interest or excitement, or to cause something to happen
  • Yet the ambulance work outside the hospital was endlessly stimulating to his pride.
    Chapter 11 (39% in)
  • Angus Duer forgot that he was Angus Duer; and Martin listened with excited stimulation.
    Chapter 8 (79% in)
  • He was soggily sleepy, after two country drives on muddy roads, and in his torpor he gave her an overdose of strychnin, which so shocked and stimulated her that she decided to be well.
    Chapter 16 (9% in)

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