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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Inspire  \In*spire"\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Inspired};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Inspiring}.] 
  1.  To  draw  in  breath;  to  inhale  air  into  the  lungs;  -- 
  opposed  to  {expire}. 
 
  2.  To  breathe;  to  blow  gently.  [Obs.] 
 
  And  when  the  wind  amongst  them  did  inspire,  They 
  wav[`e]d  like  a  penon  wide  dispread.  --Spenser. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Inspired  \In*spired"\,  a. 
  1.  Breathed  in  inhaled. 
 
  2.  Moved  or  animated  by  or  as  by  a  supernatural  influence; 
  affected  by  divine  inspiration;  as  the  inspired  prophets; 
  the  inspired  writers. 
 
  3.  Communicated  or  given  as  by  supernatural  or  divine 
  inspiration;  having  divine  authority;  hence  sacred,  holy; 
  --  opposed  to  {uninspired},  {profane},  or  {secular};  as 
  the  inspired  writings,  that  is  the  Scriptures. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  inspired 
  adj  :  of  such  surpassing  excellence  as  to  suggest  divine 
  inspiration;  "her  pies  were  simply  divine";  "the  divine 
  Shakespeare";  "an  elysian  meal";  "an  inspired 
  performance"  [syn:  {divine},  {elysian}] 




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