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stimulate
used in Oryx and Crake

2 uses
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Definition
to encourage growth, interest or excitement, or to cause something to happen
  • I told them what I was looking for — you could be very specific there, take them a picture or a video stimulation, stuff like that, and they'd do their best to match you up.
    p. 310.1
  • Since it's only the blue tissue and the pheromones released by it that stimulate the males, there's no more unrequited love these days, no more thwarted lust; no more shadow between the desire and the act.
    p. 165.0

There are no more uses of "stimulate" in Oryx and Crake.

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