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English verb: electrify

1. electrify (emotion) excite suddenly and intensely

SamplesThe news electrified us.

ExamplesThe good news will electrify her

Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)agitate, charge, charge up, commove, excite, rouse, turn on

2. electrify (change) charge (a conductor) with electricity

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something

Broader (hypernym)fill, fill up, make full

Domain categorynatural philosophy, physics

3. electrify (change) equip for use with electricity

SamplesElectrify an appliance.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)accommodate, adapt

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