invigorator

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

invigorate +‎ -or

NounEdit

invigorator (plural invigorators)

  1. One who, or that which, invigorates.
    • 1878, James Inglis, Sport and Work on the Nepaul Frontier[1]:
      Hail, blessed pipe! the invigorator of the weary, the uncomplaining faithful friend, the consoler of sorrows, and the dispeller of care, the much-prized companion of the solitary wayfarer!
    • 1921, Harry Leon Wilson, The Wrong Twin[2]:
      There were further details which seemed negligible to the philanthropist, because the pictured hero of the invigorator already suggested Judge Penniman, the ever-ailing father of Winona.
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