to fill with courage or strength of purpose <the rousing campaign speech inspired everyone to get out the vote> Related Words animate
to draw out (something hidden, latent, or reserved) <what inspired that comment?> Related Words drag
to provide (someone) with moral or spiritual understanding <great works of visual art can inspire us in ways that the written word often cannot> Related Words elevate
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