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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of galvanize.

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Examples

  • "It's interesting how giving that project a name galvanizes people around it - because it makes it more tangible to them."

    Forbes.com: News

  • "It's so great to hear a speech that kind of galvanizes the psyche of a country," Rush said backstage at the SAG Awards, alongside Firth and supporting-actress nominee

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • "It's so great to hear a speech that kind of galvanizes the psyche of a country," Rush said backstage at the SAG Awards, alongside Firth and supporting-actress nominee Helena Bonham Carter, who plays the king's devoted queen.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • But in that hour onstage, we felt hope, and that is the power of music: it heals, it galvanizes, it empowers.

    Fallin’ Up

  • There appears to be a visceral force which galvanizes this rash gambler: upon seeing a car far off into the curve-blighted highway, the machismo gene must kick in and a huge invisible weight inexplicably is poured into his right foot, powering the car ahead at great speed.

    Free riding the roads of Mexico

  • Catalytic Philanthropy cuts through divisions by stimulating cross-sector collaborations and mobilizing stakeholders to create shared solutions... it requires a relentless and unending campaign that galvanizes the attention of the many stakeholders involved and unifies their efforts around the pursuit of a common goal.

    Dhani Jones: Creating a Culture of Conversation

  • Bush managed to manipulate public opinion for a while only because of 9/11 and then a war, which galvanizes irrational patriotism.

    Matthew Yglesias » What Bush Got Right

  • The fate of one of these girls, a devourer of poetry and a gifted writer—she's seen immersed in a book on the rooftop of the family shack, the one place at home where she can find some solitude—galvanizes Sarah into efforts to get her to school.

    A Formula So Old It's New Again

  • The fact she's also a conservative really galvanizes folks that are so determined to turn America into a socialist nation.

    I'm 'saddened' by 'vicious attacks' on Palin, McCain says

  • By the end of next week, Chicago's streets will be lined with 10,000 demonstrators as the Occupy Chicago movement galvanizes disparate forces hungering for a more equitable America.

    Mark Cassello: Occupy Chicago Protests Gaining Momentum

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