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noun as in provocation

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“Everything for someone like Christopher is over-stimulation,” Sharp says.

In 2006, the firm presided over a routine steam-injection procedure known as “well stimulation.”

I need some stimulation in my blood,” Bergesio says, “and here you have confrontation.

As Dr. Jim Pfause of Concordia University points out, “smaller ones may mean you need more stimulation.”

The procedure for spinal cord stimulation is performed by neurosurgeons around the world for other diseases, like chronic pain.

Non-phagocytic leukocytosis is probably due more to stimulation of blood-making organs than to chemotaxis.

Her stimulation of his sympathy and imagination was to change the whole course of his existence.

The two sets of gifts did not exert a reciprocal stimulation.

Clothing, also, especially in boys the breeches, may give rise during childhood to unwholesome stimulation.

Certain children, having experienced sexual stimulation as a result of such punishment, will endeavour to secure its repetition.


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On this page you'll find 35 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to stimulation, such as: incentive, stimulant, incitement, invigoration, piquancy, and refreshment.

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