Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


Leonora feels not—sees not: she requires, she excites no pity.

Hence whatever is stiff, automatic, machine-like, excites a smile.

What excites the sexual desire of an adult is quite indifferent to a child.

It aids recollection, and soothes and excites and animates the soul of man.

What excites our wonder are the superiority of its method and the completeness of its success.

She had the secret of individuality which excites—and escapes.

Light.-Light is the agent which excites the sensation of vision in the eye.

Nothing arouses him, but when they do wrong, and that only excites him to anger and frowns.

This excites the surprise of our mozo, or servant, and the other men in our employ.

Her restiveness is absolutely alluring, and excites all my hunting instinct.