What is another word for enthuse?

Pronunciation: [ɛnθjˈuːs] (IPA)

Enthuse is a verb, which means to generate enthusiasm or to express excitement. It is often used when talking about something that has sparked a feeling of passion, motivation, or inspiration. Some alternates for the word, include inspiring, invigorating, stimulating, motivating, encouraging, uplifting, exciting, galvanizing, and rousing. These words are commonly used in the same context as enthuse to describe the kind of impact that something has had on a person. A writer could use any of these synonyms to make a piece of writing more engaging, lively and evocative, whether it be an article, speech, or a conversation.

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Usage examples for Enthuse

Wrong: He tried to enthuse his audience.
"Practical Grammar and Composition"
Thomas Wood
Paula felt wicked in that she must enthuse artificially.
"She Buildeth Her House"
Will Comfort
Dwight, who was a grandson of Jonathan Edwards, was born in 1752. He entered Yale at the age of thirteen and graduated with highest honors in 1769. At the outbreak of the Revolutionary War he was commissioned a chaplain and throughout the conflict he wrote songs to enthuse the American troops.
"The Story of Our Hymns"
Ernest Edwin Ryden

Famous quotes with Enthuse

  • Nathalia sort of sings her poems to herself — they come into being that way. She reads Kipling constantly, and Conan Doyle is her favorite. The only poet she likes is Longfellow, but she doesn't enthuse over him. She likes wild, imaginative tales. When she finds a word she likes or doesn't understand, she looks it up in every available dictionary and studies every possible meaning and use for it...
    Nathalia Crane

Related words: motivated, inspiring, enthusiastic, inspired, motivates, encourage, enthusiastic speech, enthusiasm

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