excite

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Plain form
excite

Third-person singular
excites

Past tense
excited

Past participle
excited

Present participle
exciting

  1. (transitive) If something excites you, it makes you feel interested, happy, and awake.
    A good DJ can excite the crowd and make people dance.
    The new pictures from space excite the imagination.
  2. (transitive) If something excites someone, it makes them them think about sex.
  3. (transitive) If something excites a nerve or a part of a plant or animal, it makes it more active.

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