What is the opposite of stupefy?

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Opposite of to make (someone) unable to think or feel properly
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Opposite of to cause to be amazed or astonished
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Opposite of to confuse or confound with something surprising or shocking
“Perhaps someone out there could enlighten me with regard to the following situation that my 17-year-old son finds himself in.”
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Opposite of to cause to lose orientation or direction
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To cause amazement
“Finding dozens of gorillas in the jungle would pleasantly surprise the researchers.”
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Opposite of to decrease in feeling or strength
“These games helped Lye to sharpen his senses and his memory and later they would make him an extraordinary film-maker and editor, with the ability to remember long sequences of movements.”
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Opposite of to sedate or calm, especially with the use of a drug
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Opposite of to immobilize or stop (from) moving, especially suddenly
“He stood there momentarily transfixed, but a bright light caused him to move suddenly.”
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Opposite of to offend the moral feelings of
“He did so and was received by Ferenc Erdei, who asked him to go out on the balcony of the Parliament to appease the crowd.”
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Opposite of to be impossible to understand
“Everything would make sense once it was explained to us.”
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Opposite of to surprise (someone) with something unexpected
“I am sorry that I do not know what the final outcome was in that case, but it would not surprise me one bit if the injustice were allowed to continue.”
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Opposite of to charm or beguile
“Those earphones stuffed into your head will repel men from saying a single word to you.”
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Opposite of cause to lose your bearings
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Opposite of to inspire boredom in a person
“Donna's impassioned speech would serve to inspire the thousands who had attended her gathering.”
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Opposite of to stupefy by doping with a chemical substance or alcohol
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