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invigorate

[in-vig-uh-reyt] /ɪnˈvɪg əˌreɪt/
verb (used with object), invigorated, invigorating.
1.
to give vigor to; fill with life and energy; energize.
Origin of invigorate
1640-1650
1640-50; in-2 + obsolete vigorate invigorated; see vigor, -ate1
Related forms
invigoratingly, adverb
invigoration, noun
invigorative, adjective
invigoratively, adverb
invigorator, noun
reinvigorate, verb (used with object), reinvigorated, reinvigorating.
reinvigoration, noun
uninvigorated, adjective
uninvigorating, adjective
uninvigorative, adjective
uninvigoratively, adverb
Can be confused
energize, enervate, innervate, invigorate.
Synonyms
strengthen, vitalize.
Synonym Study
See animate.
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  • reinvigorated by our walk we returned in good heart to the inn.

    Border Ghost Stories Howard Pease
  • It had sometimes been that by my strength I had reinvigorated his halting courage.

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    Anthony Trollope
  • Mankind can only be reinvigorated if the strong and healthy are helped to come into their own.

    Prophets of Dissent Otto Heller
  • And he took a draught of ale, like one who is reinvigorated for the battle of life.

    New Grub Street George Gissing
  • Now these limbs, reinvigorated, cried out for active work as loudly as his hungry stomach cried for hearty food.

British Dictionary definitions for reinvigorated

invigorate

/ɪnˈvɪɡəˌreɪt/
verb
1.
(transitive) to give vitality and vigour to; animate; brace; refresh: to be invigorated by fresh air
Derived Forms
invigorating, adjective
invigoratingly, adverb
invigoration, noun
invigorative, adjective
invigoratively, adverb
invigorator, noun
Word Origin
C17: from in-² + Latin vigorvigour
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Word Origin and History for reinvigorated

invigorate

v.

1640s, from in- (2) + vigor + -ate (2). Earlier verb was envigor (1610s). Related: Invigorated; invigorating.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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