Republicans had hoped that a long primary contest would energize voters and excite them about the fall campaign.
He called Obama "Kommandant" and a "socialistic dictator" to excite those on the right.
“You have to have some issue to excite the voters,” he says.
Its competitors at the time were the now-forgotten Lycos and excite, not to mention the gorilla of its day, AOL.
Gingrich however seems only able to excite the already persuaded—a bad omen for the general election.
An advance of a half mile daily was not calculated to excite the nerves.
His fables are generally stale, and, therefore, excite no curiosity.
What romantic element is there in such a tale as yours to excite the smallest fragment of interest?
He disarranged his bed that his sleepless night might not excite comment.
Its object was to excite and keep alive an agitation for the removal of the inequalities of the representation.
mid-14c., "to move, stir up, instigate," from Old French esciter (12c.) or directly from Latin excitare "rouse, call out, summon forth, produce," frequentative of exciere "call forth, instigate," from ex- "out" (see ex-) + ciere "set in motion, call" (see cite). Of feelings, from late 14c. Of bodily organs or tissues, from 1831. Main modern sense of "emotionally agitate" is first attested 1821.