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galvanizing

gal vuh nahy zing

  • v  to stimulate to action
  • v  cover with zinc
  • v  stimulate (muscles) by administering a shock
  • s  affected by emotion as if by electricity; thrilling

  • The document says that Syria's legislative elections, scheduled for March 2007, "provide a potentially galvanizing issue for.
  • If that more modest theory gains traction, it will forge a link between a trend in first-century Judaism and one of Christianity's galvanizing thoughts that God might throw in .
  • Fired his best shot, leaving him no obvious option for another galvanizing jump start and open to the charge that he didn't say anything that will alter the terms of the debate.
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  • Robert Gates in TIME
    For the US - as Gates said in Munich - Sept. 11, 2001 was a "galvanizing event, one that opened the American public's eyes to dangers from distant lands."
  • Al Groh in Forbes
    When you have a highly talented team such as Miami, that maybe isn't accomplishing quite what they want, sometimes a really galvanizing event like this brings out the very best in them,Groh said. "That's what we are assuming is going to be...
  • Tom Renney in USA Today
    It certainly has a galvanizing effect on how we go into Prague,Rangers coach Tom Renney said. "You have to think this has certainly served as a foundation for some confidence. ...... We had our hands full tonight. We were down...

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