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Energize  v. i.  (past & past part. energized; pres. part. energizing)  To use strength in action; to act or operate with force or vigor; to act in producing an effect. "Of all men it is true that they feel and energize first, they reflect and judge afterwards."

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"Energize" Quotes from Famous Books

... is truly wonderful. The blood is borne by each pulsation of the heart to the air-cells of the lungs for vitalization by means of the oxygen inhaled—the only portion of the air used by the lungs—giving it a constantly renewing power to energize the whole man. If a cold climate is attended with great humidity, or raw, chilling winds, the object is defeated and the diseased member aggravated, as would also be the case even if the climate was not a cold, raw one, but was a variable cold one; as then ...
— Minnesota; Its Character and Climate • Ledyard Bill

... of my portrait gallery, which has dozens of other types hanging on the walls clamoring to be described. Some were lovely and some interestingly ugly; some were like lilies growing out of the mud, others had not been quite as able to energize themselves out of their environment and bore the sad traces of it ever with them;—still, they were all absorbingly interesting beyond my power to paint. Month after month they sat together, working, playing, helping, growing—in a word learning how ...
— The Girl and the Kingdom - Learning to Teach • Kate Douglas Wiggin

... a more transparent atmosphere, wherein life is a less troublesome game, and not a misunderstanding rises between the players. Manners aim to facilitate life, to get rid of impediments, and bring the man pure to energize. They aid our dealing and conversation, as a railway aids traveling, by getting rid of all avoidable obstructions of the road, and leaving nothing to be conquered but pure space. These forms very soon become fixed, and a fine sense of propriety is cultivated with more heed, that ...
— Essays • Ralph Waldo Emerson

Words linked to "Energize" :   perk up, de-energise, invigorate, stimulate, energy, reanimate, liven, revive, arouse, repair, affect, de-energize, energizing, enliven, reinvigorate, recreate, modify, revivify, alter, change

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