energizing energizing  /ˈɛ nər ˌdʒaɪ zɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the activity of causing to have energy and be active
  2. (adj) supplying motive force

Usage(s):

  1. President Bush's performance is a voting issue and is likely a factor in energizing Democrats on the eve of the election.
  2. Jodi Cobb National Geographic Getty Images I knew very little about the politics energizing millions of people from Berlin to Budapest to Beijing.
  3. The result is not a mortal wound to Palin, nor does it put her at much risk of being forced to leave the ticket her presence succeeded in energizing.

News

  1. Eat This Tonight: healthy juices and smoothies

    Summer is the season of detoxes and juice cleanses. It's also beach season. Coincidence? Maybe. Either way, we have gathered the best summertime smoothies and juices for slimming down and energizing up.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Charleston City Paper

  2. Cincinnati Reds Must Keep Tony Cingrani Removed from Rotation for Now

    COMMENTARY| Reds Country got a good look at the face of the Cincinnati Reds' new eighth-inning reliever on June 17, and it was a sight that will be as energizing to see for future eighth innings as the bullpen emergence of closer Aroldis Chapman is to see in the ninth. There's no question that Tony Cingrani is worthy of the Reds' starting rotation: he posted a 3.15 ERA and 0.975 WHIP in seven ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Yahoo! Contributor Network via Yahoo! Sports

  3. 4 Rules of Employee Retention

    (6/19) By Gregory P. Smith Employee dissatisfaction is on the rise, especially among entry-level and mid-level employees. Companies that understand the importance of investing in their workforce perform better in the marketplace. Here are 4 guidelines for energizing your workforce through greater employee engagement and retention.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: HR.BLR.com

Quotes

  1. "Barack Obama is the nominee of our party. He is a bright, committed, energizing young leader," Strickland said at the Ohio Democratic Party's annual dinner. "I met with him yesterday in Chicago and I pledged to him then, as I had previously,...
    on Jun 21, 2008 By: Ted Strickland Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "I think things went very well last night," Palin said Friday as she flew to Texas for a fundraiser. "It was energizing and I was happy to have had the opportunity."
    on Oct 3, 2008 By: Sarah Palin Source: Forbes

  3. "It's a day of regrouping, re-energizing," said Karl, who showed his team 10 minutes of film, then opened the floor to assistant coach Tim Grgurich for a pick-me-up talk.
    on Apr 26, 2008 By: Coby Karl Source: International Herald Tribune

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