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synonyms for inspire

  • affect
  • animate
  • arouse
  • cause
  • embolden
  • excite
  • galvanize
  • get
  • hearten
  • impress
  • influence
  • instill
  • motivate
  • produce
  • provoke
  • spark
  • spur
  • stir
  • sway
  • touch
  • trigger
  • carry
  • commove
  • elate
  • endue
  • enkindle
  • enliven
  • exalt
  • exhilarate
  • imbue
  • infect
  • inflame
  • inform
  • infuse
  • inspirit
  • invigorate
  • occasion
  • quicken
  • reassure
  • strike
  • urge
  • be responsible for
  • fire up
  • give impetus
  • give one an idea
  • give rise to
  • set up
  • start off
  • work up
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antonyms for inspire

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  • bore
  • calm
  • deaden
  • depress
  • discourage
  • dissuade
  • halt
  • leave alone
  • lull
  • please
  • quiet
  • stop
  • dishearten
  • dull
  • enervate
  • lose
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Queen Latifah is the star of this new CBS show, a reboot of the 1980s crime drama that inspired a film franchise starring Denzel Washington.
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The Dallas-area founder was inspired to tackle the student loan debt crisis after talking with his daughter about the prospect of eventually paying down her own loan debt.
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Sipped over ice — or simply breathed straight from the jar in the middle of the day — my Cyprus-inspired amaro gives me a shiver of instant recognition.
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The result is a colorful, chili-inspired stuffed potato that is a nourishing meal in itself, and one you can count me in for anytime.
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This created an emotional connection with the brand as customers were inspired to “be mindful of how they were feeling when they were trying Activia,” she said.
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They’re regularly sized cereals, blended with other regularly sized cereals, into combinations such as a s’mores-inspired mélange of Cocoa Puffs and Golden Grahams with mini marshmallows.
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The new research shows that 51% of brands used tech-powered collaboration tactics to keep in-house teams motivated and inspired during the pandemic.
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Strawberry & Greens was inspired by a strawberry rhubarb tart from Sarah’s childhood.
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You might be the type of person who feels soothed and inspired after spending a half-hour curating themed boards on Pinterest—but mindlessly scrolling on Instagram for the same amount of time might make you feel tired and irritable.
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WORDS RELATED TO INSPIRE

  • activate
  • animate
  • arouse
  • cause
  • drive
  • egg on
  • energize
  • excite
  • fire up
  • impel
  • incite
  • induce
  • influence
  • inspire
  • instigate
  • key up
  • mobilize
  • motivate
  • move
  • prompt
  • propel
  • put up to
  • quicken
  • rouse
  • spur
  • stimulate
  • turn on
  • work into lather
  • work up
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