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synonyms for galvanizing

  • arouse
  • astonish
  • energize
  • excite
  • frighten
  • invigorate
  • jolt
  • motivate
  • provoke
  • shock
  • spur
  • startle
  • stir
  • stun
  • animate
  • awaken
  • commove
  • electrify
  • fire
  • innervate
  • move
  • pique
  • prime
  • quicken
  • thrill
  • vitalize
  • wake
  • zap
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antonyms for galvanizing

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  • bore
  • calm
  • comfort
  • compose
  • depress
  • discourage
  • dissuade
  • expect
  • lull
  • quiet
  • deaden
  • dishearten
  • dull
  • deter
  • disparage
  • retard
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How to use galvanizing in a sentence

In 1871, Neftel relieved a case of hay asthma by galvanizing the vagus; but recent books know nothing of it.
THE TREATMENT OF HAY FEVERGEORGE FREDERICK LAIDLAW
Whatever wealth is made there, is made by outsiders--mostly Victorians--who are gradually galvanizing the place into life.
TOWN LIFE IN AUSTRALIAR. E. N. (RICHARD) TWOPENY
How much will they succeed in galvanizing the enthusiasm of their peoples for another grand effort, remains to be seen.
ENGLAND, CANADA AND THE GREAT WARLOUIS-GEORGES DESJARDINS
Suddenly the bell rang out, and the supine teamsters, galvanizing into life, jumped to their seats.
THE BOY SCOUTS BOOK OF STORIESVARIOUS
The galvanizing gives the wire a bright finish and serves to protect it from the corrosive action of the atmosphere.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 3, PART 1, SLICE 3VARIOUS
His voice was a spur rudely galvanizing her into action, into an awkward convulsion that landed her on her knees beside Timmy.
THE SHORT LIFEFRANCIS DONOVAN
The conductors may be of copper, or of soft iron protected by galvanizing or coated with lead.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 16, SLICE 6VARIOUS
Ordinary galvanized iron soon loses its galvanizing cover, and the iron then is liable to rust.
ANIMAL PROTEINSHUGH GARNER BENNETT
Over all the area the Anglo-Saxon has laid his galvanizing hand.
AN AFRICAN ADVENTUREISAAC F. MARCOSSON
And I want to ask papa particularly about galvanizing the mummy.
CRADOCK NOWELL, VOL. 1 (OF 3)RICHARD DODDRIDGE BLACKMORE
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