stir (one's) blood

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stir (one's) blood

To put one into a state of extreme excitement, enthusiasm, or determination. The president's famous speech still stirs my blood to this day. The show ends with a rousing musical number that is sure to stir your blood!
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stir somebody’s/the ˈblood

make somebody excited or enthusiastic: His political speeches are designed to stir the blood.
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We're bombarded with banalities when there should be songs to stir our blood, to articulate our grievances and our despair at the state of the nation.
The names that stir our blood in that most unusual way are different but the sensation is identical.
In between they trundled out historians, poets, and (barely hidden) nationalists to stir our blood, imaginations, and anger.