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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To stir up, rouse, or provoke to an excessive degree.

Usage examples (13)
  • Otherwise he had a tendency to overexcite the dogs.
  • This loss of faith, however, should not overexcite whatever pockets of neocons there are left.
  • Could there not be a more restrained approach, so as not to overexcite other budding Moats out there or, indeed, our own slathering selves?
  • Much to every one's surprise, far from being displeased, Mrs. Payton seemed rather to enjoy her daughter's impulsive outburst, merely cautioning her not to overheat and... for more
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