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  • v. To recharge, to give electrical power to something.
  • v. to motivate, to instill someone with determination.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. cause to be agitated, excited, or roused


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  • A scramble, and Mary saw Lord Herries leading a second charge up Langside Hill.

    Mary Queen Of Scotland And The Isles

  • She just hoped for the sake of her aunt that whoever was in charge up above would make her aunt’s passing smooth and easy.

    Surrender the Dark

  • Let Munford's 2nd Virginia cavalry cross the swamp, charge up the hill, and secure the guns the Federals had abandoned.


  • I proposed that he let me charge with my dragoons through the narrow canon where the river broke through the range, while the infantry should charge up the hill and drive the enemy from the top down on the other side.

    She Makes Her Mouth Small & Round & Other Stories

  • The justicar tried to charge up for a larger bolt, but Kamahl was so close that he bled the armored figure's energy off before he could use it, storing it in the blade of his sword.

    Chainer's Torment

  • I charge up the batteries on a charger which is plugged into the wall. '

    Come To Grief

  • This proposal will spur greater production and availability of renewable fuels like cellulosic ethanol and biodiesel, and it will even create an incentive for the production of more flexible-fuel and plug-in hybrid vehicles that can use these clean fuels or charge up with renewable electricity.

    Remarks of Senator Barack Obama to the Detroit Economic Club


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