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One entry found for inspire.
Main Entry: inĚspire
Pronunciation: in-primarystressspimacr(schwa)r
Function: verb
Inflected Form(s): inĚspired; inĚspirĚing
1 : to move or guide by divine influence <prophets inspired by God>
2 a : to stimulate to greater or higher activity : make spirited <inspired by his parents> b : to cause to have a particular thought or feeling <the old house inspired her with longing for the past> c : to cause a feeling of : AROUSE <inspires confidence in her followers>
3 : INHALE
4 : BRING ABOUT <studies that inspired several inventions>
- inĚspirĚer noun

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