(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 incite or stimulate:
To start or tend a fire in:
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 sharpen (a knife, for example); hone.
To initiate or bring about, often by inciting:
To bring about deliberately; induce:
To put into motion or action; activate:
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 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:
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 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 bring about or stimulate the occurrence of; cause:
To instill courage or life into.
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