200 BM Daily Vocabulary #36 | stimulate

Today’s word is: stimulate –The meaning of stimulate is to excite, to invigorate or to spark someone’s interest. To create interest in someone for something. It could be an incentive or some kind of motivation.


In this English vocabulary lesson, you will learn how to use the word stimulate. We are sure that this ESL lesson will help you to enhance your English vocabulary and speak English fluently and confidently.


A certain textile company was suffering from losses. The reason was, their employees would leave the company within a few months of joining. The management decided to implement some reforms and gave a salary increment to the existing employees.

The company also increased the salary of the new recruits. The increase in pay stimulated the employees and the production increased. This helped the company to recover its losses within a few months of the reforms (changes for better results).


Listen carefully on how we can use the word stimulate in 8 different situations in 8 different sentences/Contexts.


Example number 1 of 8: Priti had a small home garden. Everyone appreciated her green and healthy plants. In order to stimulate the healthy growth of plants, she would add organic fertilizer once a week to the soil.


Example number 2 of 8: The entertainment industry has grown by leaps and bounds. 100 years ago, would you have imagined 3D, 4D or 5D effects? Well, experts have identified that stimulating one’s visual experience can take entertainment altogether to a new level.


Example number 3 of 8: Jimmy is a health conscious person and loves to go to gym thrice a week. In order to stimulate muscle growth, he also consumes additional supplements like protein shake and capsules.


Example number 4 of 8: The author was working on a novel for over two months without a break. She took a break and went to a hill station to stimulate her mind. This energized her to continue her work with more passion.


Example number 5 of 8: The online reading app is a treat for those who love reading. Avid readers can read and stimulate their senses while travelling or during lunch breaks.


Example number 6 of 8: The college wanted to stimulate cultural exchange among students, hence, they opened admissions for students from overseas (living in foreign countries).


Example number 7 of 8: Chef Rajan is gaining popularity among food lovers. Do you know why? Well, he decorates his food/dishes with colourful vegetables and fruits to stimulate their visual senses.


Example number 8 of 8: The professor would ask several questions to his students in order to stimulate their curiosity and interest.


Today we learnt the word stimulate which means – to excite, to invigorate or to spark someone’s interest. To create interest in someone for something. It could be an incentive or some kind of motivation. Can you frame 3 sentences with stimulate and type in the comments box? We are waiting.


We are sure this lesson has helped to improve/develop/enhance/build/enrich/upgrade/boost your English vocabulary and speak fluent English. You can download the script of this episode and all our episodes from www.bmenglishspeakingradio.in. Stay tuned for new English vocabulary lessons.


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