electrifying electrifying  /ɪ ˈlɛk trə ˌfaɪ ɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) causing a surge of emotion or excitement

Usage(s):

  1. With his electrifying personality, quick wit and gift of the gab, he was soon leading it.
  2. It is also a masterpiece, the electrifying literary event of the year.
  3. When investors finished adding up the losses after the stock market closed on Friday, the extent of the devastation was electrifying.

News

  1. Drill teams, new and old, make their way to Steamboat Days

    The South Shore Drill Team will return to Steamboat Days 2013. South Shore is known for its electrifying precision-drilling and wide range of dance routines. The team has performed at such venues as Walt Disney World, Soldier Field, the Kentucky Derby and the Indy 500. The group's mission extends far beyond entertainment. The organization is a prevention program devoted to helping young people ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Winona Daily News

  2. Confederations Cup 2013 Scores: Breaking Down Results from Day 2

    If Day 2 of the 2013 Confederations Cup is an indication of things to come, then we are in for an electrifying tournament.  Granted, Sunday's matchups of Italy vs. Mexico and Spain vs. Uruguay showcased arguably four of the five best teams in the tournament—something we shouldn't expect to see again until the semifinals.  Still, though, both matches demonstrated some wonderfully played tactical ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

  3. Electrifying nighttime show returns to Cedar Point

    SANDUSKY — Cedar Point’s electrifying nighttime show is back with an all-new lineup of music, dancing and a dazzling display of pyrotechnics.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Port Clinton News Herald

Quotes

  1. In an article for Monitor - a Parliamentary magazine - Mr Brown wrote about people's concerns about the housing slump, adding: "Around the world, it is progressive politicians who are grappling with these challenges. In the electrifying US...
    on Sep 9, 2008 By: Gordon Brown Source: BBC News

  2. "The film touches on a lot of things we all went through - electrifying moments when you're a teenager which form who you are as a human being," Craig said. "I think Baillie has captured that so well. I hit 40 this year, but I still think...
    on Apr 13, 2008 By: Daniel Craig Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. Tony Benn, who stood against Denis Healey for Labour's deputy leadership in 1981 despite Foot's appeal for him to avoid a divisive battle, said: "He was a very formidable writer and a very powerful speaker, electrifying audiences. He was a great...
    on Mar 3, 2010 By: Tony Benn Source: Telegraph.co.uk

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