Usage examples for stimulate

  1. The course of the Treaty in the Senate was such as to stimulate any friction which might result from the difficult process of reconstruction. – The United States Since The Civil War by Charles Ramsdell Lingley
  2. " You stimulate them, instead. – Bring Me His Ears by Clarence E. Mulford
  3. People who can do that, stimulate. – Fanny Herself by Edna Ferber
  4. These prizes make many boys jealous and discourage others, they stimulate the spirit of struggle. – Education as Service by J. Krishnamurti
  5. He did much to stimulate in Ireland a taste for the national history and literature, started The Library of Ireland, and made a collection, The Ballad Poetry of Ireland, which was a great success. – A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature by John W. Cousin
  6. I record with regret that this extended view presented not a single gleam of change which could encourage hope or stimulate industry, to attempt its culture. – A Complete Account of the Settlement at Port Jackson by Watkin Tench
  7. There had been little to stimulate and excite since she had settled down to office work in the summer of nineteen- sixteen. – The Sisters-In-Law by Gertrude Atherton
  8. He is hoping that the fact that the believers now have their own Centre in Oxford will greatly stimulate the work there, and cause the more rapid expansion of the Faith in this difficult town. – Unfolding Destiny by Shoghi Effendi
  9. The prospect merits attention- may it stimulate to enterprise. – A Complete Account of the Settlement at Port Jackson by Watkin Tench
  10. In the next few days you'll be too anxious to eat, so I'm going to bring you something that will simply stimulate your appetite and make you want to eat. – The Mystery of the Green Ray by William Le Queux
  11. He did not again forget his reading, and though his books were few, he still contrived to read enough on odd Sundays in summer, and in the winter evenings, to stimulate his naturally strong thinking powers. – The Life of Thomas Wanless, Peasant by Alexander Johnstone Wilson
  12. A chew of it will stimulate us. – The Bluff of the Hawk by Anthony Gilmore
  13. These stations, which are still maintained, have done much to stimulate the growth of dry- farming in Utah. – Dry-Farming by John A. Widtsoe
  14. Reading should entertain, give information, or stimulate thought. – The Art of Public Speaking by Dale Carnagey (AKA Dale Carnegie) and J. Berg Esenwein
  15. But agin I didn't take particular notice, looking on myself as called upon to stimulate public feeling. – Mugby Junction by Charles Dickens
  16. It would stimulate the whole population. – General John Regan 1913 by George A. Birmingham
  17. Prunes, to stimulate trunk and fruit growth. – The Apple by Various
  18. So alcohol always has a tendency to stimulate; whether given by the mouth, or rubbed on the external surface, it will produce an excitement of nerves, heart, and arteries, and of course the muscles partake of the influence. – The American Reformed Cattle Doctor by George Dadd