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invigorate

[ in-vig-uh-reyt ]
/ ɪnˈvɪg əˌreɪt /
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verb (used with object), in·vig·or·at·ed, in·vig·or·at·ing.
to give vigor to; fill with life and energy; energize.
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Origin of invigorate

First recorded in 1640–50; in-2 + obsolete vigorate “invigorated”; see vigor, -ate1

synonym study for invigorate

See animate.

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British Dictionary definitions for invigorate

invigorate
/ (ɪnˈvɪɡəˌreɪt) /

verb
(tr) to give vitality and vigour to; animate; brace; refreshto be invigorated by fresh air

Derived forms of invigorate

Word Origin for invigorate

C17: from in- ² + Latin vigor vigour
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