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Their gestures were lost in the tumult and the darkness; what the crowd did see seemed to act only as an excitant.
THE NABOBALPHONSE DAUDET
The child's song had been an excitant to the memory in recalling those first years in Auvergne.
FLAMSTED QUARRIESMARY E. WALLER
There was a readiness and suggestibility to respond to rumor or to the least excitant.
A smell of musk is also given off by several plants: it is a sexual excitant in the musk-deer, the musk-sheep, and the crocodile.
The influence of dreams as an excitant of muscular movement will be hereafter discussed.
First it made me wide awake, and acted as an excitant to the nerves, similar to coffee, but much more powerful.
In both of these batteries sulphuric acid solutions are used as the excitant between the elements.
For example, the exposure of a part of the body through a loss of the bed-clothes is a frequent excitant of distressing dreams.
ILLUSIONSJAMES SULLY
Brillat Savarin says of coffee, "It is beyond doubt that coffee acts upon the functions of the brain as an excitant."
THE ART OF ENTERTAININGM. E. W. SHERWOOD
As a sexual excitant, indeed, it comes far behind the stimuli received through the sense of sight.

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