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Definition of Excite

Excite

  1. To call to activity in any way; to rouse to feeling; to kindle to passionate emotion; to stir up to combined or general activity; as, to excite a person, the spirits, the passions; to excite a mutiny or insurrection; to excite heat by friction.
  2. To call forth or increase the vital activity of an organism, or any of its parts.
  3. To energize (an electro-magnet); to produce a magnetic field in; as, to excite a dynamo.

Excite Quotations

I don't think that architecture is only about shelter, is only about a very simple enclosure. It should be able to excite you, to calm you, to make you think.
Zaha Hadid

Getting up quite late in the morning, going and trying to clean my bikes - I have quite a few of them in Ranchi - spending some time with my family, my parents and friends. Going out for rides with my friends and having lunch or dinner at a roadside hotel - that's my favourite time-pass. These are the sort of things that really excite me.
Mahendra Singh Dhoni

The design of Rhetoric is to remove those Prejudices that lie in the way of Truth, to Reduce the Passions to the Government of Reasons; to place our Subject in a Right Light, and excite our Hearers to a due consideration of it.
Mary Astell

When I was fighting, I would look to excite the crowds with a bolo punch or something taunting. Looking back, they were legal - but not sportsmanlike. I don't recommend another boxer try them. But we looked more to make the robot fights dramatic first and realistic second.
Sugar Ray Leonard

When it comes down to it, it's giving people a good night out in a basic way and I think my company guarantees that. There's always something new and something to excite us and surprise us, and that's why people come back, I hope.
Matthew Bourne
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Excite Translations

excite in Dutch is aanwakkeren, prikkelen, opwinden
excite in German is aufregen, erregen
excite in Italian is agitare
excite in Latin is concito, suscito, irrito
excite in Norwegian is opphisse
excite in Spanish is excitar, soliviantar
excite in Swedish is egga, uppvigla, upphetsa
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