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Pronunciation:  in'vigu`reyt

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [v]  impart vigor, strength, or vitality to; "Exercise is invigorating"
  2. [v]  make lively; "let's liven up this room a bit"
  3. [v]  give life or energy to; "The cold water invigorated him"
  4. [v]  heighten or intensify; "These paintings exalt the imagination"

INVIGORATE is a 10 letter word that starts with I.


 Synonyms: animate, animate, enliven, enliven, exalt, inspire, liven, liven up, quicken, reinvigorate
 Antonyms: blunt, deaden
 See Also: arouse, arouse, brace, brace, encourage, energise, energise, energize, energize, excite, excite, ginger up, inspirit, jazz up, juice up, pep up, perk up, perk up, shake, shake up, spirit, spirit up, stimulate, stimulate, stimulate, stir



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\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.

Syn: To refresh; animate; exhilarate; stimulate.

Thesaurus Terms
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