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synonyms for excites

  • agitate
  • amaze
  • anger
  • animate
  • annoy
  • astound
  • bother
  • delight
  • disturb
  • energize
  • irritate
  • offend
  • thrill
  • vex
  • work up
  • worry
  • accelerate
  • arouse
  • awaken
  • chafe
  • discompose
  • electrify
  • elicit
  • evoke
  • fire
  • fluster
  • foment
  • galvanize
  • goad
  • incite
  • induce
  • inflame
  • infuriate
  • instigate
  • intensify
  • jar
  • jolt
  • kindle
  • madden
  • mock
  • move
  • precipitate
  • provoke
  • quicken
  • rouse
  • start
  • stimulate
  • taunt
  • tease
  • titillate
  • waken
  • warm
  • whet
  • feed the fire
  • stir up
  • touch off
  • wake up
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antonyms for excites

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  • aid
  • assist
  • calm
  • depress
  • discourage
  • help
  • make happy
  • please
  • quiet
  • reassure
  • soothe
  • bore
  • cool
  • dampen
  • deter
  • disenchant
  • dishearten
  • dissuade
  • dull
  • end
  • halt
  • hinder
  • praise
  • prevent
  • put out
  • repress
  • retard
  • slow
  • stop
  • turn off
  • weaken
  • compose
  • deaden
  • lull
  • moderate
  • pacify
  • tranquilize
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How to use excites in a sentence

It is the noon meal, but the "dinner" does not look inviting: the pan is old and rusty; the smell of the soup excites suspicion.
PRISON MEMOIRS OF AN ANARCHISTALEXANDER BERKMAN
It is one of those events that excites sympathy in the hardest, and commiseration in the coldest.
JOURNAL OF A VOYAGE TO BRAZILMARIA GRAHAM
Is it less natural to be melted by what excites pity than to burst into laughter at what is comical?
THE 'CHARACTERS' OF JEAN DE LA BRUYREJEAN DE LA BRUYRE
They have, in fact, much in common with the Jew, who excites much the same feeling among many estimable people!
THE CRADLE OF MANKINDW.A. WIGRAM
If any thing excites one's envy in the current expenses, it is the amount of coals required.
THE COLLEGE, THE MARKET, AND THE COURTCAROLINE H. DALL
The commonest form of matter thus regarded excites the highest form of spirit.
THE HILLS AND THE VALERICHARD JEFFERIES
The stream of light—the rush of sweet wind—excites a deeper knowledge of the soul.
THE HILLS AND THE VALERICHARD JEFFERIES
The conduct of those wars excites our contempt, in spite of the heroism of individual knights.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME VJOHN LORD
Even the style of the preface excites suspicions which the work itself verifies.
A LETTER ON SHAKSPERE'S AUTHORSHIP OF THE TWO NOBLE KINSMENWILLIAM SPALDING
Heat is an affection of bodies well known by the sensation that it excites.
HEADS OF LECTURES ON A COURSE OF EXPERIMENTAL PHILOSOPHY: PARTICULARLY INCLUDING CHEMISTRYJOSEPH PRIESTLEY
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