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 (ĭk-sī′tə-tĭv) or ex·ci·ta·to·ry (-sī′tə-tôr′ē)
Causing or tending to cause excitation.
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(ɪkˈsaɪ tə tɪv)

also ex•cit′a•to`ry

(-ˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i)

tending to excite.
[1480–90; < Middle French]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.excitative - (of drugs e.g.) able to excite or stimulate
stimulative - capable of arousing or accelerating physiological or psychological activity or response by a chemical agent
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