verb (used with object), ex·cit·ed, ex·cit·ing.
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OTHER WORDS FROM excitepre·ex·cite, verb (used with object), pre·ex·cit·ed, pre·ex·cit·ing.
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Example sentences from the Web for excite
Selin is at first excited by math when she has the idea that it’s a language of pure signs, where there is no space at all between signifier and signified because they’re the same thing.The true love story in Elif Batuman’s The Idiot is a love affair with language|Constance Grady|September 11, 2020|Vox
Parents want their children to be excited and inspired, not bullied or devalued.Our Public Schools Have a Customer Service Problem|Thomas Courtney|September 10, 2020|Voice of San Diego
In such spots, there would be more oxygen for cascading electrons to excite into glowing green.Newfound ‘dunes’ is among weirdest of northern lights|Maria Temming|March 9, 2020|Science News For Students
When Jeanmarie Perrone of Penn saw the Yale study, she was impressed, and excited.The Opioid Tragedy, Part 2: “It’s Not a Death Sentence” (Ep. 403)|Stephen J. Dubner|January 23, 2020|Freakonomics
They excite people, and primaries tend to be dominated by voters who are the most excited.
Condon is proud to be different, to work on the projects that excite him.
The innovation Ohanian sees in new entrepreneurs seems to excite him most.
“You have to have some issue to excite the voters,” he says.How Republican Candidates Have Made Life Easier for Democratic Senators|Eleanor Clift|May 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He called Obama "Kommandant" and a "socialistic dictator" to excite those on the right.How Michael Grimm's Threat Ruined Randy Weber's Troll|Ben Jacobs|January 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Henri accompanied me thither, and that, while they remained there, nothing happened to excite any alarm.The Mysteries of Udolpho|Ann Radcliffe
She feared lest the sight of his gaolers might excite Jamie.In the Roar of the Sea|Sabine Baring-Gould
I did not suffer their entrance nor their exit to excite me.
They were too insignificant to attract much attention from the government, or excite the jealousy of a great corporation.
Promoting self under the guise of promoting Christ is currently so common as to excite little notice.The Pursuit of God|A. W. Tozer