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Synonyms of inspire in English:


  • 1 the landscape inspired Hardy to write this fine poem
    stimulate, motivate, cause, incline, persuade, encourage, influence, rouse, move, stir, spur (on), goad, energize, galvanize, incite, impel;
    animate, fire the imagination of, fire with enthusiasm
  • 2 the film inspired a musical on the London stage
    be the inspiration for
    literary beget
  • 3 Charles inspired awe in those who worked with him
    [Antonyms] extinguish
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