inspirit

inspirit
Synonyms and related words:
afford hope, animate, assure, augur well, bid fair, bolster, boost, brace up, breathe life into, brighten, bring into being, bring into existence, bring to life, buck up, buoy up, call into being, call into existence, cheer, chirk up, conceive, embolden, embue, encourage, endow with life, energize, enliven, exalt, exhilarate, fire, give a lift, give birth, give hope, give life to, gladden, have good prospects, hearten, hold out hope, hold out promise, imbue, infect, inform, infuse, inject, inoculate, inspire, inspire hope, invigorate, justify hope, liven, make fair promise, nerve, pick up, promise, quicken, raise expectations, raise hope, reassure, rejoice, rejoice the heart, spirit, spirit up, steel, strengthen, support, vitalize, vivify

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  • Inspirit — 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. [1913 Webster] The courage of Agamemnon is inspirited by the love of empire and ambition.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • inspirit — index agitate (activate), exhort, foment, incite, infuse, lobby, motivate, promise ( …   Law dictionary

  • inspirit — *encourage, hearten, embolden, cheer, nerve, steel Analogous words: enliven, animate, *quicken, vivify: stimulate, excite, galvanize (see PROVOKE) Antonyms: dispirit Contrasted words: *discourage, dishearten, deject: *depress, weigh …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • inspirit — [in spir′it] vt. to put spirit into; give life or courage to; cheer; exhilarate …   English World dictionary

  • inspirit — transitive verb Date: 15th century to fill with spirit Synonyms: see encourage • inspiritingly adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • inspirit — inspiriter, n. inspiritingly, adv. inspiritment, n. /in spir it/, v.t. to infuse spirit or life into; enliven. Also, enspirit. [1600 10; IN 2 + SPIRIT] * * * …   Universalium

  • inspirit — verb To strengthen; give impetus …   Wiktionary

  • inspirit — I (Roget s IV) v. Syn. arouse, stimulate, animate; see encourage 2 , excite 1 , incite . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) verb 1. To impart courage, inspiration, and resolution to: animate, cheer (on), embolden, encourage, inspire, motivate. See HELP. 2 …   English dictionary for students

  • inspirit — in·spir·it || ɪn spɪrɪt v. breathe life or energy into, animate …   English contemporary dictionary

  • inspirit — verb (inspirits, inspiriting, inspirited) [usu. as adjective inspiriting] encourage and enliven. Derivatives inspiritingly adverb …   English new terms dictionary

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