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- v. Present participle of energize.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. imparting or capable of imparting vitality and energy.
- adj. supplying motive force.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the activity of causing to have energy and be active
- adj. supplying motive force
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The results underscore the Democrats 'failure to keep pace with Republicans in energizing core supporters.
Only positive comments were allowed -- this was an exercise in energizing writers rather than improving writing.
* And: The White House is now pushing the message that Dems are gaining ground in energizing voters, and you should expect to hear more and more leading Dems pushing back against the "enthusiasm gap" process-story narrative in the days ahead.
The good news is that this time the Republicans will burn many bridges for 08 in energizing their base.
After two years in energizing, electrifying ol DF, two burglaries, one personal robbery, wifes purse snatched, and car stolen (never recovered), I figured that it was just time to move on.
I would have settled for just "energizing," but once I found out it was "extra energizing" I was 110% sold.
What seems to be "energizing" the Democrats is all the "younger generation" voters especially the ideological college kids who believe war is the wrong way to go unless its a no choice/last resort.
There just aren't that many Republicans for anyone to care about "energizing" them.
Simplistic analysis that does not show the purported effect of "energizing" the Republican base if Hillary is the Dem nominee:
There just are not that many self-identified Republicans now to where the fear of "energizing" them should be the basis for the Dems not to nominate their best and one candidate, Hillary, that scares the bejesus out of the Repubs.