(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) a.
exciting, rousing, energizing, stirring, invigorating, bracing, exhilarating, heart-quickening, pulse-quickening, *adrenalizing, interesting, fascinating, thought-provoking, titillating, provocative, gripping, enthralling.
ANT.: soporific, somnolent, boring
(Roget's Thesaurus II) adjective 1. Serving to enliven: animating, enlivening, quickening, rousing, vitalizing, vivifying. See EXCITE. 2. Producing or stimulating physical, mental, or emotional vigor: bracing, energizing, exhilarant, exhilarating, innerving, intoxicating, invigorating, refreshing, reinvigorating, renewing, restorative, roborant, tonic. See HELP.

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