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- adjective mostly British Same as
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- verb Present participle of
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- adjective supplying motive force
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'Hala has been hugely popular since its launch in 2000 and, by' energising 'this service we will be offering more choice and greater value to our customers,' he added.
It's energising and nerve-racking, and in any other circumstance would surely crash, metaphorically if not technically.
The main reason I like the window is the energising effect it has on transfer rumours generally.
Partly such energising is art's responsibility, one that works, by means of what WG Sebald calls "keeping faith with unsocial, banned language", to question, understand and, with any luck, transcend the proscriptions and the inarticulacies of whatever time we happen to live in.
The January window has an energising effect on transfer rumours – Emmanuel Eboué to North Korea anybody?
Our zests for life overlapped and coalesced – but the more he goes on, the more it strikes you that what's energising him isn't so much love or even sex but simple friendship.
And period instrument groups had an important energising effect by encouraging audiences to explore pieces that they thought they knew inside out but often didn't.
I always find music energising too, and soothing …
Climate change doubt – seen by Tea Party activists as a litmus test of conservative credentials – is not, as it turns out, energising the Republican masses.
A brain stream that is sometimes inspiring, sometimes energising, sometimes dumb and silly, but always for the open-minded person creative in the way that only playful self-reflection and considered world-gazing can be.