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Give fresh vitality, enthusiasm, or impetus to.‘new reconstruction projects will re-energize the flagging economy’
- ‘The Japanese electronics industry is reaching the limit of functional design and sees the environment as the key to re-energising its economic performance.’
- ‘The product fits in to the need to reenergize sales.’
- ‘He will announce a major American diplomatic campaign to re-energise the UN Security Council on the Iraq issue.’
- ‘It would really, I think, reenergize a lot of conservatives.’
- ‘The experience has, among other things, re-energized an old belief of mine.’
- ‘It was discovered, however, that the physical body could be re-energized.’
- ‘Louisiana perioperative nurses redoubled their efforts by reenergizing their members.’
- ‘Hopefully the team building activity after lunch will re-energize me.’
- ‘The bailout money was supposed to be used to jump-start the economy by re-energizing lending.’
- ‘You can re-energise tired sections of the garden simply by installing a lovely pot, or grouping of pots, in them.’
- ‘In its policy review this autumn, the Labour party needs to make some imaginative leaps to re-energise its programme.’
- ‘Include breaks in your day, which will allow you to re-energize yourself.’
- ‘Many readers will turn there first to see Clinton wallow in his guilt only to then become re-energised by his battles with his conservative opponents.’
- ‘For Avon, multilevel selling has helped reenergize a flagging U.S. sales force.’
- ‘No, we don't need time to recover or reenergize.’
- ‘Yet I do believe these occasions present a great opportunity to reenergize the movement.’
- ‘New Urban communities provide designed public realms whose purpose is to re-energize public discourse.’
- ‘This month of December has totally re-energized me to start 2010 in the best mindset possible.’
- ‘E-mail alerts and text messages will be sent in the coming days to re-energize supporters.’
- ‘The vote reenergized a grass-roots organization called Canton Pride, which urged passage of the override.’
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