Innerving
Innerve In*nerve" ([i^]n*n[~e]rv"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Innerved} ([i^]n*n[~e]rvd"); p. pr. & vb. n. {Innerving}.] [Pref. in- in + nerve.] To give nervous energy or power to; to give increased energy, force, or courage to; to invigorate; to stimulate. [1913 Webster]

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  • innerving — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Producing or stimulating physical, mental, or emotional vigor: bracing, energizing, exhila rant, exhilarating, invigorating, intoxicating, refreshing, reinvigorating, renewing, restorative, roborant, stimulating,… …   English dictionary for students

  • Innervation — In ner*va tion, n. [Cf. F. innervation.] 1. The act of innerving or stimulating. [1913 Webster] 2. (Physiol.) Special activity excited in any part of the nervous system or in any organ of sense or motion; the nervous influence necessary for the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Innerve — In*nerve ([i^]n*n[ e]rv ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Innerved} ([i^]n*n[ e]rvd ); p. pr. & vb. n. {Innerving}.] [Pref. in in + nerve.] To give nervous energy or power to; to give increased energy, force, or courage to; to invigorate; to stimulate.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Innerved — Innerve In*nerve ([i^]n*n[ e]rv ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Innerved} ([i^]n*n[ e]rvd ); p. pr. & vb. n. {Innerving}.] [Pref. in in + nerve.] To give nervous energy or power to; to give increased energy, force, or courage to; to invigorate; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • innerve — /i nerrv /, v.t., innerved, innerving. to supply with nervous energy; invigorate; animate. [1820 30; IN 2 + NERVE] * * * …   Universalium

  • tonic — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. invigorating, bracing, refreshing; voiced, sonant; stressed, accented. See health, remedy. n. medicine, stimulant; quinine; key, keynote. See strength. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [An invigorating… …   English dictionary for students

  • bracing — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. invigorating, rousing, exhilarating; see stimuLating . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. invigorating, stimulating, exhilarating, refreshing, energizing, restorative. ANT.: tiring, soporific, draining III (Roget s… …   English dictionary for students

  • exhilarating — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. stimuLating, invigorating, bracing, animating; see exciting , stimuLating . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Producing or stimulating physical, mental, or emotional vigor: bracing, energizing, exhilarant, innerving,… …   English dictionary for students

  • invigorating — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. refreshing, exhilarating, bracing; see stimuLating . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. energizing, enlivening, refreshing, stimulating, vitalizing, restorative, bracing, strengthening, animating. ANT.: tiring, somnolent …   English dictionary for students

  • refreshing — I (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Bracing] Syn. invigorating, rousing, exhilarating; see stimuLating . 2. [Novel] Syn. fresh, delightful, extraordinary, like a breath of fresh air; see original 2 , unusual 1 , 2 . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. 1.… …   English dictionary for students

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