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Meaning of INSPIRIT

Pronunciation:  in'spirit

WordNet Dictionary
[v]  infuse with spirit; "The company spirited him up"

INSPIRIT is a 8 letter word that starts with I.


 Synonyms: spirit, spirit up
 See Also: animate, enliven, invigorate, liven, liven up



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\In*spir"it\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Inspirited}; p. pr.
& vb. n. {Inspiriting}.]
To infuse new life or spirit into; to animate; to encourage;
to invigorate.

      The courage of Agamemnon is inspirited by the love of
      empire and ambition.                     --Pope.

Syn: To enliven; invigorate; exhilarate; animate; cheer;
     encourage; inspire.

Thesaurus Terms
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