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stimulating

adjective uk   /ˈstɪm.jʊ.leɪ.tɪŋ/ us    /-t̬ɪŋ/
If something is stimulating, it encourages new ideas: a stimulating discussion Universities have been asked to make their courses more attractive and stimulating. describes someone who makes you feel enthusiastic and full of ideas: a really stimulating teacher If an activity is stimulating, it causes your body to be active: Aerobics is one of the most stimulating forms of exercise.
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