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electrifying

[ ih-lek-truh-fahy ]SEE DEFINITION OF electrifying

Synonyms for electrifying

  • amaze
  • animate
  • astonish
  • astound
  • disturb
  • energize
  • excite
  • galvanize
  • invigorate
  • jolt
  • rouse
  • startle
  • stir
  • stun
  • charge
  • commove
  • dynamize
  • enthuse
  • fire
  • jar
  • magnetize
  • power
  • provoke
  • send
  • shock
  • stagger
  • strike
  • wire
  • frenzy
  • take one's breath away
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Antonyms for electrifying

  • bore
  • calm
  • comfort
  • compose
  • deaden
  • depress
  • discourage
  • dull
  • expect
  • pacify
  • quiet
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ELECTRIFYING

The sound of the gong, seconded by the electrifying and resonant "Aboard!"

Did she like the new weekly journal that was electrifying Paris?

As he made that first wild, electrifying leap he began shooting.

The process of electrifying a body is very different from that of magnetizing it.

In the summer of 1953 came the electrifying news of rioting in East Germany.

The speech must electrify the public, even as it was then electrifying the House.

A bugle lifted its sharp, electrifying note in the barracks.

The words had an electrifying effect on The Phantoms nerves.

Hagar's electrifying the whole of 'em and got herself to the top of the tree.

A short cheer, electrifying in its force, pealed out like a blast.

WORD ORIGIN

1745, "to charge with electricity;" see electric + -fy. Figurative sense recorded by 1752. Related: Electrified; electrifying.

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