[ US /ɪkˈsaɪt/ ]
[ UK /ɛksˈa‍ɪt/ ]
  1. stimulate sexually
    This movie usually arouses the male audience
  2. act as a stimulant
    The book stimulated her imagination
    This play stimulates
  3. raise to a higher energy level
    excite the atoms
  4. stir the feelings, emotions, or peace of
    the civil war shook the country
    These stories shook the community
  5. stir feelings in
    excite the audience
    stimulate my appetite
    stir emotions
  6. arouse or elicit a feeling
  7. produce a magnetic field in
    excite the neurons
  8. cause to be agitated, excited, or roused
    The speaker charged up the crowd with his inflammatory remarks
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How To Use excite In A Sentence

  • They were now surrounded on all sides by a ring of excited, curious faces.
  • Not for a very long time has the discovery of new music so profoundly moved and excited me as the contents of this disc.
  • The overseer, a great strong man, cracking his "blacksnake" from time to time, to enforce authority, excited our strong indignation. 'Three Score Years and Ten' Life-Long Memories of Fort Snelling, Minnesota, and Other Parts of the West
  • He came back hours later clothes ragged, an excited look on his face.
  • Some putz suddenly takes the stage to announce me and exclaim excitedly that this was my ‘largest sold-out crowd to date!’.
  • That said, the chemistry between the two brings a thrilling tingle of excitement to the tale. Times, Sunday Times
  • He deliberately paused outside the door, forcing them to wait in frustration before they dared erupt into excited comment.
  • This book will continue to generate excitement for a long time.
  • But what excites me most is that the coffee shop has plug sockets - no more dying gadgets for me. The Sun
  • Despite his excitement, there are few things Ignaciuk finds lacking in his life in Bulgaria.
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