excite
verb.
arouse or elicit a feeling
verb.
act as a stimulant
The book stimulated her imagination|This play stimulates
Synonym: stimulate
verb.
stir feelings in
stimulate my appetite|excite the audience|stir emotions
Synonym: stimulate, stir
verb.
cause to be agitated, excited, or roused
The speaker charged up the crowd with his inflammatory remarks
verb.
stimulate sexually
This movie usually arouses the male audience
verb.
stir the feelings, emotions, or peace of
These stories shook the community|the civil war shook the country
verb.
raise to a higher energy level
excite the atoms
Synonym: energise, energize
verb.
produce a magnetic field in
excite the neurons