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innerve

[ ih-nurv ]
/ ɪˈnɜrv /
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verb (used with object), in·nerved, in·nerv·ing.
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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British Dictionary definitions for innerve

innerve
/ (ɪˈnɜːv) /

verb
(tr) to supply with nervous energy; stimulate
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