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used in This Side of Paradise

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to encourage growth, interest or excitement, or to cause something to happen
  • Declining further locomotion or further stimulation, Amory left the car and sauntered back along the board walk to the hotel.
    2.4 — The Supercilious Sacrifice (16% in)
  • He missed the place he had won at St. Regis', the being known and admired, yet Princeton stimulated him, and there were many things ahead calculated to arouse the Machiavelli latent in him, could he but insert a wedge.
    1.2 — Spires and Gargoyles (13% in)
  • There was a proper consumption of strong waters all along the line; one man invariably went on the stage highly stimulated, claiming that his particular interpretation of the part required it.
    1.2 — Spires and Gargoyles (39% in)
  • He learned that some of the boys she went with in Baltimore were "terrible speeds" and came to dances in states of artificial stimulation; most of them were twenty or so, and drove alluring red Stutzes.
    1.2 — Spires and Gargoyles (58% in)

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