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Electrify   /ɪlˈɛktrəfˌaɪ/   Listen
Electrify

verb
(past & past part. electrified; pres. part. electrifying)
1.
Excite suddenly and intensely.
2.
Charge (a conductor) with electricity.
3.
Equip for use with electricity.  Synonym: wire.






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"Electrify" Quotes from Famous Books



... energetic rhythm, galvanize and electrify the torpor of indifference. The most noble traditional feelings of ancient Poland are embodied in them. The firm resolve and calm gravity of its men of other days, breathe through these compositions. Generally of a martial character, courage ...
— Life of Chopin • Franz Liszt

... voltage, ohm, kilowatt, ampere, amperage, armature, current, amperemeter, battery, dynamo, motor, voltaic, magnet, charge, coil, induction, conductor, nonconductor, insulate, insulation, farad, electrology, electric, electrician, electrify, electrification, electrifiable, electrition, electrization, electrizer, electrocute, ...
— Putnam's Word Book • Louis A. Flemming

... time he joined another eccentric character named Tom Lolar, an Indian of the Seneca tribe, whose lands in the long ago of Indian history bordered the blue waters of Lake Seneca in central New York. This peculiar pair proceeded to electrify certain rural communities in their immediate neighborhood with huge posters, announcing ...
— Sword and Pen - Ventures and Adventures of Willard Glazier • John Algernon Owens

... return. In earlier days the girls had delighted to discuss gorgeous and bizarre ideas, smacking more of the Arabian Nights than of an English country house, by the execution of which they hoped to electrify the county and prove their own skill as hostesses; but of late these schemes had been unmentioned. Ruth was too much crushed by her disappointment to have spirit for frivolities, and the shadow of the universal depression at home, as well as at the Court, cast its ...
— The Fortunes of the Farrells • Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey



Words linked to "Electrify" :   rouse, turn on, make full, physics, electricity, fill, agitate, fill up, excite, natural philosophy, charge, electrification, charge up, commove, accommodate, adapt



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