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stimulant

noun

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1 something that arouses action or activity
  • the relaxed zoning regulations should serve as a stimulant for development in the area

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2 a distilled beverage that can make a person drunk
  • I always take a bottle of stimulant along on trips, for emergencies like plane crashes or earthquakes

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  • nonintoxicant

stimulant

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Synonyms & Antonyms of stimulant (Entry 2 of 2)

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The first known use of stimulant was circa 1728

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“Stimulant.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/stimulant. Accessed 11 Aug. 2022.

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