Synonyms of 'excite'

activate, agitate, anger, animate, annoy, arouse, attract, awake, awaken, beat, begin, bring about, call forth, cause, churn, concern, convulse, cultivate, disarrange, discompose, disconcert, disquiet, disturb, electrify, elicit, energize, enkindle, enliven, enrage, fan, fascinate, ferment, fire, flame, flurry, fluster, foment, frenzy, fret, galvanize, generate, heat, ignite, impassion, incense, incite, inflame, infuriate, initiate, inspire, inspirit, instigate, interest, intrigue, invigorate, invite, kindle, madden, motivate, move, nettle, occasion, overexcite, paddle, perturb, pique, prime, prod, provoke, quicken, rally, refine, rile, ripple, roil, roughen, rouse, ruffle, rumple, sensitize, shake, sharpen, spark, start, stimulate, stir, swirl, tantalize, thrill, tickle, titillate, trouble, upset, urge, wake, waken, warm, whet, whip, whisk, touch off