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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

v. - Stimulate (muscles) by administering a shock; Cover with zinc; To stimulate to action.

Usage examples (34)
  • galvanize steel
  • Perhaps SIV was waiting for some event or announcement to once again galvanize people into marching.
  • "galvanize" the global community in its efforts to fight the disease.
  • "galvanize" also means to cover metal with zinc or a zinc alloy to protect from rust (as in galvanized carpentry nails). for more
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