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turning (on)

verb (1)
present participle of turn (on)

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turning on

verb (2)
present participle of turn on

Synonyms & Antonyms of turning on (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to cause a pleasurable stimulation of the feelings
  • unsurprisingly, the fanboys were turned on by the movie's amazing special effects and slam-bang plot

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“Turning (on).” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/turning%20(on). Accessed 22 January 2020.

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