Sinonimi inglese britannico
(verbo ) 
a delicious aroma which whetted our appetites
Sinonimi
stimulate
I was stimulated to examine my deepest thoughts.
, ,
excite
The proposal failed to excite our interest.
,
stir
I was intrigued by him, stirred by his intellect.
, ,
provoke
His comments have provoked a shocked reaction.
,
arouse
His work has aroused intense interest.
, ,
animate
There was little about the game to animate the crowd.
,
rouse
He did more to rouse the crowd than anybody else.
,
quicken
Thank you for quickening my spiritual understanding.
,
incite
He incited his fellow citizens to take revenge.
,
kindle
These poems have helped kindle the imagination of generations of children.
,
pique
This phenomenon piqued Dr. Acharya's interest.
Contrari
(verbo ) 
Definition
to sharpen (a knife or other tool)
Sinonimi
sharpen
He started to sharpen his knife.
,
grind
The tip can be ground to a much sharper edge.
, , ,
hone
four grinding wheels for honing fine-edged tools
,
strop
Contrari

sinonimi aggiuntivi

in the sense of animate
Definition
to make lively
There was little about the game to animate the crowd.
Sinonimi
kick-start (informal),
breathe life into,
gee up,
vitalize,
vivify,
inspirit
in the sense of arouse
Definition
to produce (a reaction, emotion, or response)
His work has aroused intense interest.
Sinonimi
stir up,
whip up,
summon up,
call forth
in the sense of edge
Sinonimi
strop

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Life on the edge
The desire to push the boundaries has been a motivator in many a daring expedition, testing the human spirit and physical abilities to the utmost. Indulge your adventurous spirit by exploring some associated ‘extreme’ vocabulary. Will you have the survival skills to master our quiz?
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