give the sack, perk up, energise, instigate, have words, move, displace, enhance, assert, reproof, sexy, raise, bawl out, devolve on, burn, wake, desire, shake, open fire, reprimand, shake up, lambast, want, posit, paint a picture, chew out, conflagrate, beseech, boot, depend on, machinate, grow, upraise, come alive, fuel, cite, force out, plague, drive out, evoke, extract, invoke, pick up, farm, molest, percolate, call on the carpet, advert, hinge on, kindle, shift, trip, awareness, trip out, kick up, gain vigor, heighten, give the axe, submit, conjure, elevate, spark, chew up, leaven, heat, enkindle, upgrade, get off, press, touch, brace, remonstrate, bid, conjure up, inspire, educe, stabilise, levy, complot, rag, put up, charge up, name, budge, chivvy, stabilize, finish, trounce, rear, poise, end up, finish up, reboot, cabal, advance, hot, call down, on the pull, switch on, dress down, put forward, waken, hasten, pique, fire up, wake up, resurrect, nurture, stir, wind, land up, elicit, scold, make, rebuke, erect, ride, entreat, beset, awake, can, have, provoke, lift, rout out, kick upstairs, suggest, jaw, state, bring up, berate, terminate, frisky, lambaste, appeal, encourage, lecture, conspire, take to task, discharge, get, rush, randy, nominate, dismiss, chivy, cause, induce, wind-up, charge, commove, mention, prove, chevvy, promote, stir up, get up, affect, hinge upon, rev, chevy, set up, give notice, send away, parent, go off, bestir, excited, call forth, knock up, turn-on, rouse, ignite, depend upon, sex, draw out, sack, fetch up, chide, adjure, perk, recruit, awaken, refer, steady, produce, burn down
aggravate (part of speech: verb)
infuriate, nag, aggravate, needle, hassle, trouble, exacerbate, enrage, badger, fret, irk, exasperate, harass, harry, tease, pester, grate, chafe, vex, upset, envenom, annoy, torment, antagonize, bedevil, bait, rankle, inflame, perturb, disturb, discompose, irritate, bother, peeve
move (part of speech: verb)
incite, study atincite
excite (part of speech: verb)
- I took no notice for some time, but, as he continued, I answered with such spirit, as to arouse his indignation. - "The Pacha of Many Tales", Captain Frederick Marryat.
- I am obliged to arouse you from an agreeable dream by confronting you with a rigorous fact. - "The Slaves of the Padishah", MÃ³r JÃ³kai.
- A few words were sufficient keenly to arouse his curiosity, and he announced his intention of calling upon me immediately. - "The Quest of the Sacred Slipper", Sax Rohmer.