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synonyms for activating

  • aggressive
  • changing
  • charismatic
  • compelling
  • effective
  • energetic
  • forceful
  • influential
  • lively
  • potent
  • powerful
  • productive
  • progressive
  • vigorous
  • driving
  • electric
  • energizing
  • go ahead
  • go-getter
  • coming on strong
  • enterprising
  • forcible
  • go-getting
  • high-powered
  • hyped-up
  • intense
  • lusty
  • magnetic
  • peppy
  • play for keeps
  • play hard ball
  • red-blooded
  • strenuous
  • vehement
  • vitalizing
  • zippy

antonyms for activating

MOST RELEVANT
  • fruitless
  • idle
  • impotent
  • inactive
  • incapable
  • ineffective
  • lethargic
  • lifeless
  • unproductive
  • weak
  • apathetic
  • boring
  • dull
  • passive
  • unexciting
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How to use activating in a sentence

Apparently it was too heavy for the weak force activating the cylinders.
SENSE FROM THOUGHT DIVIDEMARK IRVIN CLIFTON
He built at least a dozen of them on Niflheim, to use in activating volcanoes and bringing ore-bearing lava to the surface.
ULLER UPRISINGHENRY BEAM PIPER, JOHN D. CLARK AND JOHN F. CARR
He manipulated the dials and had just got an outside view as the pilot began activating the tubes.
MAN OF MANY MINDSE. EVERETT EVANS
Activating the bird's brain he sent out a call to others of its kind that it had found food in abundance.
MAN OF MANY MINDSE. EVERETT EVANS
When it passes through the first screen it breaks the current activating a chronograph, counting chronograph.
WARREN COMMISSION (5 OF 26): HEARINGS VOL. V (OF 15)THE PRESIDENT'S COMMISSION ON THE ASSASSINATION OF PRESIDENT KENNEDY
She had him at the end of a string, activating him from a plot taken directly from the pilot's manual.
A FINE FIXR. C. NOLL
The forceful activating impulse of wrong desire is the greatest enemy to the happiness of man.
AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF A YOGIPARAMHANSA YOGANANDA
The thing wasn't fuzed for impact, then, but for time; and the activating mechanism would be shell-and shock-proof.
TRIPLANETARYEDWARD ELMER SMITH
"You open them like this," he explained, pulling one out and activating the desealer.
A KNYGHT THER WASROBERT F. YOUNG
He built at, least a dozen of them on Niflheim, to use in activating volcanoes and bringing ore-bearing lava to the surface.
ULLR UPRISINGHENRY BEAM PIPER
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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