animate[ verb an-uh-meyt; adjective an-uh-mit ]SEE DEFINITION OF animate
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It was an animate statue to the excellence of good, clean living.
But willingly would I breathe a soul to animate your timidity.
The life here, if not animate, is at least intelligent—and it is not friendly.
No sound escaped her lips; no thought for herself or for others seemed to animate her.
She is nevertheless in the body, and continues to animate it, but she perceives not her own action.
"He has the spirit that should animate every gentleman," said Temple.
They serve, in effect, to animate the machine and give it a pseudo-consciousness.
In addition to fertilizing the earth, water could also animate the dead.
Is not this the spirit which should animate Christians to-day?
He knew something of the spirit which must animate all viceroys.
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