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Daemon
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galvanize

(verb) To stimulate to action.

Synonyms: startle

Usage: The appeal has galvanized them into taking positive action.
KSPavan
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galvanize
Definition: (verb) To stimulate to action.
Synonyms: startle
Usage: The appeal has galvanized them into taking positive action.
FX2
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Boo hoo!
Usage: I galvanized my followers into working more hours...
Emel Rapchan
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galvanize
- startle, to put someone or something into action
- stimulate, encourage, inspire, prompt, provoke, arouse, awaken, impel
- egg on, excite, foment, spur, stimulate
Joel Souza
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galvanize
Definition: (verb) To stimulate to action.
Synonyms: startle
Usage: The appeal has galvanized them into taking positive action.
Irma Crespo
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galvanize

Definition: (verb) To stimulate to action.
Synonyms: startle
thar
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From Luigi Galvani, twitcher of frog's legs!



Although galvanised iron is not exactly startled!
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