galvanize Meaning in Cambridge American English Dictionary
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galvanizeverb [T]

 us   /ˈɡæl·vəˌnɑɪz/
to cause a person or group to suddenly take action, esp. by shocking or exciting them in some way: Why not use the media to galvanize the community into action?
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