STIMULATE in a Sentence

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 v.  encourage; motivate; arouse; spur; excite or invigorate with a stimulant
Classic Sentence: (46 in 4 pages)
1  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
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 3
2  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
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: 7 A Coalition between Beauty and Oddness
3  They stimulate him to greater watchfulness, and enhance his power to capture his slave.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XI
4  Trying to stimulate his emotions he looked around.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER III
5  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
Context  Highlight   In VI
6  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
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 5: 9 Sights and Sounds Draw the Wanderers Together
7  Some people without possessing genius have a remarkable power of stimulating it.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 1. Mr. Sherlock Holmes
8  There is nothing more stimulating than a case where everything goes against you.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 5. Three Broken Threads
9  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
Context  Highlight   In XI. The Adventure of The Naval Treaty
10  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
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 3
11  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
Context  Highlight   In PART 3: Chapter 22
12  The complexity of Petersburg, as a rule, had a stimulating effect on him, rousing him out of his Moscow stagnation.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In PART 7: Chapter 22
13  But there was something stimulating about him, something warm and vital and electric.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER IX
14  The railroads for which Sherman had fought an entire summer and killed thousands of men were again stimulating the life of the city they had brought into being.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXVII
15  The Cutters seemed to find their relations to each other interesting and stimulating, and certainly the rest of us found them so.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: XI
Example Sentence: (18 in 2 pages)
1  The article can be used to stimulate discussion among students.
2  The exhibitors at the trade fair passed out free samples to stimulate interest.
3  They had to reflate with a view to stimulate their domestic economy.
4  The industry faced a serious challenge in trying to stimulate consumption.
5  The government plans to cut taxes in order to stimulate the economy.
6  America's priority is rightly to stimulate its economy.
7  She questioned whether it was feasible to stimulate investment in these regions.
8  The family is shaping excellent personality life textbook, is to stimulate the spirit of power source, is the emotional rain nourishes the soul.
9  Germany in particular could probably do with rather lower interest rates to stimulate an economic recovery.
10  When arousal is too low, we become bored, and seek out activities to stimulate our minds.
11  Her interest in art was stimulated by her father.
12  The war stimulated an intense national chauvinism.
13  I was stimulated to examine my deepest thoughts.
14  The exhibition has stimulated interest in her work.
15  Based on years of research, the military learned that early neurological stimulation exercises could have important and lasting effects.