breathed new life into

Definition of breathed new life into

  1. :  to give new energy, vitality, or hope to Their leadership breathed new life into the movement.

Word by Word Definitions

breathedplay
  1. :  having breath especially of a specified kind

    :  voiceless

  1. :  having recently come into existence :  recent, modern

    :  having been seen, used, or known for a short time :  novel

    :  unfamiliar

  1. :  newly, recently

lifeplay
  1. :  the quality that distinguishes a vital and functional being from a dead body

    :  a principle or force that is considered to underlie the distinctive quality of animate beings

    :  an organismic state characterized by capacity for metabolism (see metabolism 1), growth, reaction to stimuli, and reproduction

  1. :  of or relating to animate being

    :  lifelong

    :  using a living model


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