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invigorate


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Invigorate  \In*vig"or*ate\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Invigorated}; 
  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Invigorating}.]  [Pref.  in-  in  +  vigor.] 
  To  give  vigor  to  to  strengthen;  to  animate;  to  give  life  and 
  energy  to 
 
  Christian  graces  and  virtues  they  can  not  be  unless 
  fed,  invigorated,  and  animated  by  universal  charity. 
  --Atterbury. 
 
  Syn:  To  refresh;  animate;  exhilarate;  stimulate. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  invigorate 
  v  1:  heighten  or  intensify;  "These  paintings  exalt  the 
  imagination"  [syn:  {inspire},  {animate},  {enliven},  {exalt}] 
  2:  give  life  or  energy  to  "The  cold  water  invigorated  him" 
  [syn:  {quicken}] 
  3:  make  lively;  "let's  liven  up  this  room  a  bit"  [syn:  {enliven}, 
  {liven},  {liven  up},  {animate}]  [ant:  {deaden}] 
  4:  impart  vigor,  strength,  or  vitality  to  "Exercise  is 
  invigorating"  [syn:  {reinvigorate}] 




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