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stimulant
 n.  drug that temporarily quickens some vital process; acts to arouse action
Classic Sentence: (46 in 4 pages)
1  She had to draw upon this thought, as upon some fiery stimulant, to keep up her part in the scene toward which Rosedale was too frankly tending.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 7
2  From Vida's pride Carol sought to draw a stimulant to rouse her from depression.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVII
3  The martyr, when faced even by a death of bodily anguish and horror, finds in the very terror of his doom a strong stimulant and tonic.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVIII
4  Tell us what you can, but stop when you are tired and keep up your strength with a little stimulant.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In IX. THE ADVENTURE OF THE ENGINEER’S THUMB
5  And she used all her aroused cheerfulness and satisfaction to stimulate Clifford, so that he wrote his best at this time, and was almost happy in his strange blind way.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 3
6  Eustacia was not long in guessing that poor Mrs. Yeobright, in her anxiety for her niece's future, had mentioned this lover to stimulate the zeal of the other.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: 7 A Coalition between Beauty and Oddness
7  They stimulate him to greater watchfulness, and enhance his power to capture his slave.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
8  Trying to stimulate his emotions he looked around.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER III
9  To stimulate wildly weak and untrained minds is to play with mighty fires; to flout their striving idly is to welcome a harvest of brutish crime and shameless lethargy in our very laps.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Get Context   In VI
10  There was too much reason to think that he and Eustacia both were for ever beyond the reach of stimulating perfumes.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: 9 Sights and Sounds Draw the Wanderers Together
11  Some people without possessing genius have a remarkable power of stimulating it.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By A. Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 1. Mr. Sherlock Holmes
12  There is nothing more stimulating than a case where everything goes against you.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By A. Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 5. Three Broken Threads
13  The invalid sank back upon his cushions, tired out by this long recital, while his nurse poured him out a glass of some stimulating medicine.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In XI. The Adventure of The Naval Treaty
14  Something in her tone reminded me of the other girl's "I think he killed a man," and had the effect of stimulating my curiosity.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 3
15  The bright, cold August day, which had made Anna feel so hopeless, seemed to him keenly stimulating, and refreshed his face and neck that still tingled from the cold water.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 3: Chapter 22
Example Sentence: (18 in 2 pages)
1  It is hoped the tax cuts will act as a stimulant to further economic growth.
2  The article can be used to stimulate discussion among students.
3  The exhibitors at the trade fair passed out free samples to stimulate interest.
4  They had to reflate with a view to stimulate their domestic economy.
5  The industry faced a serious challenge in trying to stimulate consumption.
6  The government plans to cut taxes in order to stimulate the economy.
7  America's priority is rightly to stimulate its economy.
8  She questioned whether it was feasible to stimulate investment in these regions.
9  The family is shaping excellent personality life textbook, is to stimulate the spirit of power source, is the emotional rain nourishes the soul.
10  Germany in particular could probably do with rather lower interest rates to stimulate an economic recovery.
11  When arousal is too low, we become bored, and seek out activities to stimulate our minds.
12  Her interest in art was stimulated by her father.
13  The war stimulated an intense national chauvinism.
14  I was stimulated to examine my deepest thoughts.
15  The exhibition has stimulated interest in her work.