Inspire synonyms and antonyms

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To give support to; be favorable to; foster; help
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To come forth as or like sparks
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To stimulate to creative activity
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To provide with, or affect as, a motive or motives; incite, impel, or encourage
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To turn (a person) aside (from a course, etc.) by persuasion or advice
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To urge, incite, or stimulate to action, greater effort, etc.
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To induce a powerful emotional reaction in, especially by evoking memories of past trauma.
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To cause or persuade (to act, do, say, speak, etc.); prompt
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Make passionate, instill passion in
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(Idiomatic) To make angry.
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To stimulate is to excite, to invigorate or to spark someone's interest.
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To stimulate to creative activity
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To put out, as in fire; to end burning; to quench
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To arouse; stimulate; stir
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To urge to action through moral pressure; drive:
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To stimulate to creative activity
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To stimulate or shock with an electric current.
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To change the behavior or thinking of (someone); sway:
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To cause to become active; bestir:
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(Intransitive) To provide assistance.
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spur on or encourage especially by cheers and shouts
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To give life to; fill with life:
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To drive away by setting a fire.
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To rouse, stir up or excite.
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To raise; to excite; to stir up.
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To exchange gases as part of respiration or photosynthesis:
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To draw (air, vapor, etc.) into the lungs; breathe in
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To draw air into the lungs in the process of respiration
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To radically or significantly change, as in a revolution.
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The definition of a prompt is a cue given to someone to help him remember what to say, or is something that causes another event or action to occur.
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To make more lively, cheerful or interesting.
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(Physics) To cause an electron to move to a higher than normal state; to promote an electron to an outer level.
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To be the cause of; bring about; make happen; effect, induce, produce, compel, etc.
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To stimulate to creative activity
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(Archaic) To tend to by affinity or disposition.
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To anger, irritate, or annoy
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The definition of instigate is to start something or cause something to happen.
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To fill with joy, pride, etc.; elate
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To stimulate to creative activity
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To fill with great joy or happiness; delight:
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To set fire to; ignite.
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To stimulate to creative activity
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To make lively.
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To physically affect in specific ways implied by context. [from 15th c.]
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To hearten or inspire; uplift:
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To excite, inflame.
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Lift is defined as to bring something up, raise or to end a mandated activity.
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To infuse life, courage, animation, or hope, into; to inspirit; to solace or comfort.
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(Idiomatic) To encourage or coax a person to do something, especially something foolhardy or reckless.
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To treat by fomentation:
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To prod or urge with or as if with a long pointed stick.
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To be affected by inflammation.
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Pique is defined as to arouse someone's interest, curiosity or resentment.
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To pierce or puncture something or cause a pricking feeling.
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To raise the spirits of
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To bring about a radical change in:
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(UK) To jeer and heckle; to attempt to disconcert by verbal means.
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To urge by strong, often stirring argument, admonition, advice, or appeal:
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To make stronger or more interesting
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To discourage is defined as to try to get someone not to do something.
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To increase the intensity of something, especially that of sound.
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Propel is defined as to cause to move forward or onward.
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To cause (game) to rise from cover, come out of a lair, etc.; stir up to flight or attack
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To begin.
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To be pressing in argument; to insist; to persist.
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To stimulate feelings.
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To cause to feel happily refreshed and energetic; elate:
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To give courage to; cause to be bold or bolder
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(Idiomatic) To start; to cause, especially used for unstable situations that may magnify if disturbed.
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(Intransitive) To inhale.
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