"galvanizing" in the verb sense
1. startle, galvanize, galvanise
to stimulate to action
"the loud noise startled him awake"
"galvanized into action"
2. galvanize, galvanise
cover with zinc
3. galvanize, galvanise
stimulate (muscles) by administering a shock
"galvanizing" in the adjective sense
1. electric, galvanic, galvanizing, galvanising
affected by emotion as if by electricity thrilling
"gave an electric reading of the play"
"the new leader had a galvanic effect on morale"
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