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[spahrk-pluhg] /ˈspɑrkˌplʌg/
verb (used with object), sparkplugged, sparkplugging. Informal.
to lead, inspire, or animate something or someone.
Origin of sparkplug
v. use of spark plug Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Burns picked up a sparkplug from the office desk as he spoke.

    Red Pepper Burns Grace S. Richmond

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