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Definition of invigorate verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they invigorate
    he / she / it invigorates
    past simple invigorated
    -ing form invigorating
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  1. 1[often passive] invigorate somebody to make someone feel healthy and full of energy The cold water invigorated him. They felt refreshed and invigorated after the walk.
  2. 2invigorate something to make a situation, an organization, etc. efficient and successful They are looking into ways of invigorating the department.
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adjective an invigorating walk/shower
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