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Inspire

In`spire´   Pronunciation: ĭn`spīr´
v. t.1.
1.To breathe into; to fill with the breath; to animate.
When Zephirus eek, with his sweete breath,
Inspirèd hath in every holt and heath
The tender crops.
- Chaucer.
Descend, ye Nine, descend and sing,
The breathing instruments inspire.
- Pope.
2.To infuse by breathing, or as if by breathing.
He knew not his Maker, and him that inspired into him an active soul.
- Wisdom xv. 11.
3.To draw in by the operation of breathing; to inhale; - opposed to expire.
Forced to inspire and expire the air with difficulty.
- Harvey.
4.To infuse into the mind; to communicate to the spirit; to convey, as by a divine or supernatural influence; to disclose preternaturally; to produce in, as by inspiration.
And generous stout courage did inspire.
- Spenser.
But dawning day new comfort hath inspired.
- Shak.
5.To infuse into; to affect, as with a superior or supernatural influence; to fill with what animates, enlivens, or exalts; to communicate inspiration to; as, to inspire a child with sentiments of virtue; to inspire a person to do extraordinary feats.
Erato, thy poet's mind inspire,
And fill his soul with thy celestial fire.
- Dryden.
v. i.1.To draw in breath; to inhale air into the lungs; - opposed to expire.
2.To breathe; to blow gently.
And when the wind amongst them did inspire,
They wavèd like a penon wide dispread.
- Spenser.
Verb1.inspire - heighten or intensify; "These paintings exalt the imagination"
2.inspire - supply the inspiration for; "The article about the artist inspired the exhibition of his recent work"
3.inspire - serve as the inciting cause of; "She prompted me to call my relatives"
Synonyms: instigate, prompt
4.inspire - urge on or encourage especially by shouts; "The crowd cheered the demonstrating strikers"
5.inspire - fill with revolutionary ideas
6.inspire - draw in (air); "Inhale deeply"; "inhale the fresh mountain air"; "The patient has trouble inspiring"; "The lung cancer patient cannot inspire air very well"
Synonyms: breathe in, inhale
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