(Intransitive) To provide assistance.
To have an animating effect upon; influence or impel; esp., to stimulate or impel to some creative or effective effort
To stimulate is to excite, to invigorate or to spark someone's interest.
To put into motion or action; activate:
To initiate or bring about, often by inciting:
To incite or stimulate:
To cause or sustain, as if by supplying force or power:
Excite is defined as to stir up emotions, action or strong reactions.
To force or drive forward or onward; impel.
To promote the growth and development of; cultivate:
To instill courage or life into.
The definition of a prompt is a cue given to someone to help him remember what to say, or is something that causes another event or action to occur.
To bring about or stimulate the occurrence of; cause:
To be the cause of; bring about; make happen; effect, induce, produce, compel, etc.
Trigger is defined as to fire a gun or to start a series of events or emotions.
To apply an electric current to
To be affected by inflammation.
Pique is defined as to arouse someone's interest, curiosity or resentment.
To pierce or puncture something or cause a pricking feeling.
To give motion to; put into action
To infuse life, courage, animation, or hope, into; to inspirit; to solace or comfort.
To embolden is to cheer someone on, to give someone courage or confidence or to make text bold.
To provoke and urge on:
Propel is defined as to cause to move forward or onward.
To goad is defined as to urge someone or an animal to take a specific action by providing an incentive.
To change posture or position; stir:
To sharpen (a knife, for example); hone.
Influence is defined as to affect a person or thing.
To cause to move or shift, especially slightly or with irregular motion:
To prevent (someone) from a purpose or course of action by persuasion:
To deprive of courage, hope, or confidence; dishearten
Disconcert is defined as to embarrass or frustrate.
To treat by fomentation:
To anger, irritate, or annoy
To start or tend a fire in:
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