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  • 1 Exciting — Ex*cit ing, a. Calling or rousing into action; producing excitement; as, exciting events; an exciting story. {Ex*cit ing*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] {Exciting causes} (Med.), those which immediately produce disease, or those which excite the action… …

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  • 2 EXCITING — is a state of the art full potential linearized augmented plane wave (FP LAPW) code which uses quantum mechanics, specifically density functional theory (DFT), to determine the physical properties of solids and molecules. Augmented plane waves… …

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  • 3 exciting — exciting; un·exciting; …

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  • 4 exciting — index moving (evoking emotion), offensive (taking the initiative), provocative, sapid Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 5 exciting — late 14c., action of urging, prompting, inciting, from prp. of EXCITE (Cf. excite) (v.). From 1811 in sense causing disease. Sense of causing excitement is from 1826 …

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  • 6 exciting — [adj] inspiring, exhilarating agitative, animating, appealing, arousing, arresting, astonishing, bracing, breathtaking, commoving, dangerous, dramatic, electrifying, exhilarant, eye popping*, far out*, fine, flashy, groovy*, hair raising*, heady* …

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  • 7 exciting — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ causing excitement. DERIVATIVES excitingly adverb …

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  • 8 exciting — [ek sīt′iŋ, iksīt′iŋ] adj. causing excitement or agitation; stirring, thrilling, etc. excitingly adv …

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  • 9 exciting — adj. VERBS ▪ be, look, seem, sound ▪ become, get ▪ The movie was just getting exciting when we had to leave. ▪ …

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  • 10 exciting — ex|cit|ing W3S2 [ıkˈsaıtıŋ] adj making you feel excited ▪ an exciting discovery ▪ Julia and Paul are getting married! Oh, how exciting! ▪ I ve got some very exciting news for you. ▪ Let s do something exciting. ▪ Melanie finds her work exciting… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 11 exciting — adj. exciting to + inf. (it s exciting to read adventure stories) * * * [ɪk saɪtɪŋ] exciting to + inf. (it s exciting to read adventure stories) …

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  • 12 exciting — [[t]ɪksa͟ɪtɪŋ[/t]] ♦♦♦ ADJ GRADED If something is exciting, it makes you feel very happy or enthusiastic. The race itself is very exciting... This voyage was the most exciting adventure of their lives... Jackie was an exciting player to watch.… …

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  • 13 exciting — ex|cit|ing [ ık saıtıŋ ] adjective ** making you feel excited and enthusiastic: The launch of our digital satellite service is one of the most exciting things I ve worked on. an exciting opportunity a. interesting and full of action, especially… …

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  • 14 exciting — /Ik saItIN/ adjective making you feel excited: an exciting discovery | find sth exciting: Stuart found the atmosphere of the college enormously exciting. excitingly adverb: excitingly different band …

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  • 15 exciting */*/ — UK [ɪkˈsaɪtɪŋ] / US adjective a) making you feel excited The launch of our digital satellite service is one of the most exciting things I ve worked on. an exciting opportunity b) interesting and full of action, especially when you do not know… …

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  • 16 exciting — adjective 1) an exciting story Syn: thrilling, exhilarating, action packed, stirring, rousing, stimulating, intoxicating, electrifying, invigorating; gripping, compelling, powerful, dramatic 2) an exciting encounter with her lover …

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  • 17 exciting*/*/ — [ɪkˈsaɪtɪŋ] adj 1) making you feel excited and enthusiastic Ant: unexciting an exciting opportunity[/ex] 2) interesting and full of action Ant: boring an exciting story of adventure[/ex] …

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  • 18 exciting — Excite Ex*cite , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Excited}; p. pr. & vb. n. {exciting}.] [L. excitare; ex out + citare to move rapidly, to rouse: cf. OF. esciter, exciter, F. exciter. See {Cite}.] 1. To call to activity in any way; to rouse to feeling; to… …

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  • 19 exciting — excitingly, adv. /ik suy ting/, adj. producing excitement; stirring; thrilling: an exciting account of his trip to Tibet. [1805 15; EXCITE + ING2] * * * …

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  • 20 exciting — žadinimas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. excitation; exciting vok. Anregung, f; Erregung, f rus. возбуждение, n pranc. action excitatrice, f; excitation, f …

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