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galvanize

verb animate, arouse, astonish, astound, confound, dumbfound, electrify, enkindle, excite, fluster, impress, infuse new life into, inspire, inspirit, petrify, put about, quicken, shock, spur on, stagger, startle, stimulate, stir, strike dumb, stun, stupefy, thrill, turn one's head, wake
See also: foment, impress
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Compared with galvanisation, there are none of the high operating and disposal costs.
The introduction of galvanisation, the turbo diesel engine TDI and the Audi Space Frame were developed though motorsport successes in the Trans Am, touring car racing, and of course the 24 hours of Le Mans.
We've seen the success of these lines in ice cream and we think desserts will see the same pattern of category galvanisation and rapid growth in sales.
no reserve team and often no reason when his methods were questioned - but his galvanisation of a club was phenomenal.
THE THREE years following the Gulf war have represented an important period of consolidation and in some cases outright galvanisation of development policies in many of the Arab Gulf states.
Galvanization or galvanisation refers to any of several electrochemical processes named after the Italian scientist Luigi Galvani.