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invigorate

in·vig·or·ate

invigorate

 
pronunciation:
ihn vI g reIt
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: invigorated, invigorates, invigorating
definition: to fill with energy, strength, or vigor.
He'd been bored with his work, but this new project invigorated him.
antonyms:
debilitate, enervate, exhaust, fatigue
similar words:
animate, brace, exhilarate, fortify, nerve, rejuvenate
derivations: invigorating (adj.), invigoratingly (adv.), invigoration (n.), invigorator (n.)