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Definition of excite:

  1. To call forth or increase the vital activity of an organism, or any of its parts.
  2. To call to activity in any way; to rouse to feeling; to kindle to passionate emotion; to stir up to combined or general activity; as, to excite a person, the spirits, the passions; to excite a mutiny or insurrection; to excite heat by friction.
  3. To energize ( an electro- magnet); to produce a magnetic field in; as, to excite a dynamo.

Synonyms:

brace, commit, bring up, waken, foment, force out, shake up, energise, fight, conjure up, saddle, conjure, awake, affect, finish up, cauterize, actuate, blame, move, bring back, trip out, sexy, stimulate, end up, buck, perk up, finish, consign, put forward, have, capture someone's interest/imagination/attention, desire, load, switch on, persuade, dilate, call forth, compel, incline, instigate, rout out, tease, level, excited, bump around, prick, file, pump up, bestir, fluster, fuse, intoxicate, energize, hot, inspire, chill, bother, bring about, appoint, dispose, influence, raise up, interest, trip, madden, bill, crusade, get off, randy, lodge, stir up, rev, rouse, want, touch, burden, draw, come alive, turn on, prod, reorganize, throw off, fetch up, encourage, awaken, on the pull, intensify, depend on, charge up, judder, titillate, didder, provoke, goad, commove, rock, bleed, incite, infuriate, bear down, invoke, accelerate, intrigue, trigger, drive out, anger, vex, budge, shoot, drive, rush, galvanize, jar, motivate, convulse, spur, charge, devolve on, enkindle, tear, plump up, egg on, institutionalize, shift, bypass, succuss, astound, jolt, bandage, impel, shoot down, spark, send, start, press, touch off, induce, shake off, push, evoke, kindle, wind, irritate, call down, precipitate, pique, get, get going, wind up, raise, worry, set off, attend, sway, fluff up, catheterize, prompt, land up, fire someone with enthusiasm, frisky, anesthetize, urge, hinge on, warm, carry away, escape from, cause, hasten, stir, propel, catch, attract, depend upon, ignite, make, elicit, amaze, work up, anaesthetize, annoy, reorganise, thrill, institutionalise, lead, bring out, accuse, campaign, wake, point, delight, hinge upon, wake up, sex, shake, ride, dazzle.

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