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innerve

[ih-nurv]
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verb (used with object), in·nerved, in·nerv·ing.
  1. to supply with nervous energy; invigorate; animate.
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Origin of innerve

First recorded in 1820–30; in-2 + nerve
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Related Words for innerve

prompt, inspire, propel, sway, excite, drive, trigger, galvanize, spark, provoke, spur, persuade, incline, stir, incite, motivate, induce, generate, inflame, elicit

British Dictionary definitions for innerve

innerve

verb
  1. (tr) to supply with nervous energy; stimulate
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