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to Electrify

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to Electrify (third-person singular simple present electrif, present participle i, simple past and past participle ed)

  1. To communicate electricity to; to charge with electricity; as, to electrify a jar.
  2. To cause electricity to pass through; to affect by electricity; to give an electric shock to; as, to electrify a limb, or the body.
  3. To excite suddenly and violently, esp. by something highly delightful or inspiriting; to thrill; as, this patriotic sentiment electrified the audience.
  4. To become electric.

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  • Greek: ηλεκτρίζω el(el) (ilektrízo) (1,2,3)

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