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Synonyms for exciting

Verb

1. excite, arouse, elicit, enkindle, kindle, evoke, fire, raise, provoke
usage: arouse or elicit a feeling
2. stimulate, excite, affect, impact, bear upon, bear on, touch on, touch
usage: act as a stimulant; "The book stimulated her imagination"; "This play stimulates"
3. stimulate, excite, stir, sensitize, sensitise
usage: stir feelings in; "stimulate my appetite"; "excite the audience"; "stir emotions"
4. agitate, rouse, turn on, charge, commove, excite, charge up, disturb, upset, trouble
usage: cause to be agitated, excited, or roused; "The speaker charged up the crowd with his inflammatory remarks"
5. arouse, sex, excite, turn on, wind up, stimulate, shake, shake up, excite, stir
usage: stimulate sexually; "This movie usually arouses the male audience"
6. stimulate, shake, shake up, excite, stir, arouse, elicit, enkindle, kindle, evoke, fire, raise, provoke
usage: stir the feelings, emotions, or peace of; "These stories shook the community"; "the civil war shook the country"
7. excite, energize, energise, change, alter, modify
usage: raise to a higher energy level; "excite the atoms"
8. excite, change, alter, modify
usage: produce a magnetic field in; "excite the neurons"

Adjective

1. exciting (vs. unexciting), breathless, breathtaking, elating, exhilarating, electric, galvanic, galvanizing, galvanising, electrifying, thrilling, glamorous, glamourous, heady, intoxicating, titillating, tickling, tingling, titillating, interesting, provocative, sexy, stimulating
usage: creating or arousing excitement; "an exciting account of her trip"
2. exciting, stimulating (vs. unstimulating)
usage: stimulating interest and discussion; "an exciting novel"
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