Predicate: electrify

Roleset id: electrify.01 , apply electricity to, excite, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

electrify.01: ELECTRIFY-V NOTES: Frames file for 'electrify' based on sentences in wsj. Verbnet entry 31.1, which is only the metaphorical usage. (from electrify.01-v predicate notes)


electrify (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: entity adding electricity, agent (vnrole: 31.1-Stimulus)
        Arg1-PPT: electrified entity (vnrole: 31.1-Experiencer)

Example: metaphorical

        person: ns,  tense: past,  aspect: ns,  voice: passive,  form: participle

        Readers-1 were electrified [*-1] by the paper's audacity and appalled by the dark side of life it uncovered.

        Rel: electrified
        Arg1: [*-1]
        Arg0: by the paper's audacity