excite

[ ik-sahyt ]SEE DEFINITION OF excite

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR EXCITE

Supposing—— It was cruel to excite and upset her just for that; it made the pain worse.

He should therefore smile at the futile attempt to excite his jealousy.

An outlandish appearance, sure to excite observation, is thus avoided.

The opinion of numbers is necessary to excite the ambition of individuals.

There was no reason therefore why our appearance should excite suspicion.

But thou'd rather drag him about to excite charity—of course.

So fascinating, so illustrious a lover could not fail to excite the envy of my own sex.

That which we cannot excite, it is of no use to know how to govern.

He makes her laugh, and asks for nothing either for himself or for others; he cannot excite jealousy, and he meddles in nothing.

And they do not move out of it, lest they excite the envy of their compatriots.

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