To stir to action or feeling
To stir one mentally
This will excite the curiosity of our structural engineers.
The least stimulus which suffices to excite is known as the stimulus of threshold value.
to excite startled attention.
It is also certain that he liked to excite applause in the galleries by some platitude about the "glorious Revolution" or the "Protestant succession."
9) that in 42-41 B.C. the city was rich enough to excite the cupidity of M.