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1‘the letter managed to galvanize him into action’
jolt, shock, startle, impel, stir, spur, prod, urge, motivate, stimulate, electrify, excite, rouse, arouse, awaken, invigorate, fire, fuel, animate, vitalize, energize, exhilarate, thrill, dynamize, inspire
get someone going
informal light a fire under, give someone a shot in the arm, give someone a kick
rare inspirit, incentivize
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