EXCITE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of EXCITE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
excite
 v.  arouse
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  Think not I speak to thee only to excite thy terror, and practise on the base cowardice thou hast derived from thy tribe.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXII
2  But the novel, like gossip, can also excite spurious sympathies and recoils, mechanical and deadening to the psyche.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 9
3  Not to excite suspicion by her look or manner was now an object worth attaining; and she felt equal to almost anything that might save her from her aunt Norris.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXII
4  The indignities of stupidity, and the disappointments of selfish passion, can excite little pity.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVIII
5  Believe me, I make this request with good reason, for I might otherwise excite hopes destined never to be realised, and only increase difficulties and disappointments already quite numerous enough.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLI
6  There was nothing to attract attention, or excite alarm in this.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVIII
7  Her countenance, perhaps, might express some watchfulness; but the praise of the fine mind did not appear to excite a thought in her sister.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 16
8  It was not merely complaisance, it must be a liking to the cause, which made him enter warmly into her father and sister's solicitudes on a subject which she thought unworthy to excite them.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 16
9  It would excite no proper interest there.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 17
10  Lady Russell saw either less or more than her young friend, for she saw nothing to excite distrust.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 17
11  The only one among them, whose opposition of feeling could excite any serious anxiety was Lady Russell.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 24
12  I could well remember the scorn which the theories of the reasoner used then to excite in the practical man.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By A. Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 13. Fixing the Nets
13  I am afraid that I must leave you to your own devices, as the appearance of TWO inquiring strangers upon a sleepy countryside might excite more gossip than I care for.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In XI. THE ADVENTURE OF THE MISSING THREE-QUARTER
14  Surely there are details in her story which, if we looked at in cold blood, would excite our suspicion.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In XII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE ABBEY GRANGE
15  Miss Ingram was a mark beneath jealousy: she was too inferior to excite the feeling.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
Example Sentence: (64 in 5 pages)
16  Miss Temple had always something of serenity in her air, of state in her mien, of refined propriety in her language, which precluded deviation into the ardent, the excited, and the eager.
17  The excited fan blushed and stammered, her words becoming almost incoherent in the thrill of meeting her favorite rock star face to face.
18  The excitement of starting a new job is always mingled with a certain apprehension.
19  The news caused great excitement among scientists.
20  The excitement of the audience has died down.
21  Christmas should be a time of excitement and wonder, not a cynical marketing ploy.
22  In the excitement of the moment, I forgot my camera.
23  He felt a tiny tremor of excitement as he glimpsed the city lights.
24  She was unable to contain her excitement.
25  She could hardly contain her excitement.
26  The element of risk just adds excitement.
27  The baby's first step caused great excitement in the family.
28  It was hard to return to mundane matters after such excitement.
29  Her heart was throbbing with excitement.
30  Your body contains many erogenous zones, areas that lead to a feeling of sexual excitement when they are caressed.