invigorator


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in·vig·or·ate

 (ĭn-vĭg′ə-rāt′)
tr.v. in·vig·or·at·ed, in·vig·or·at·ing, in·vig·or·ates
To impart vigor, strength, or vitality to; animate: "A few whiffs of the raw, strong scent of phlox invigorated her" (D.H. Lawrence).

[Possibly obsolete invigor (from French envigorer, from Old French envigourer : en-, in; see in-2 + vigour, vigor; see vigor) + -ate.]

in·vig′or·at′ing·ly adv.
in·vig′or·a′tion n.
in·vig′or·a′tor n.
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Noun1.invigorator - an agent that gives or restores life or vigor; "the soul is the quickener of the body"
agent - an active and efficient cause; capable of producing a certain effect; "their research uncovered new disease agents"
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