To excite an audience, especially out of a stupor or boredom.
Kinds of excitatio include an acclamatio, an invocation, a digression
affirming, denying, or prohibiting something, or a simple admonishment
not to sleep.
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Gideon O. Burton,
Brigham Young University
Please cite "Silva Rhetoricae" (rhetoric.byu.edu)