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See definition of spiriting on Dictionary.com
  • as inanimating
  • as insneak
  • as instimulate

synonyms for spiriting

  • enlivening
  • exhilarating
  • invigorating
  • quickening
  • rousing
  • vitalizing
  • slither
  • crawl
  • slink
  • evade
  • ambush
  • slip
  • hide
  • steal
  • smuggle
  • creep
  • pussyfoot
  • cheat
  • pass
  • mooch
  • glide
  • sidle
  • pad
  • shirk
  • lurk
  • snake
  • spirit
  • delude
  • case
  • skulk
  • cower
  • prowl
  • slide
  • ooze
  • deceive
  • gumshoe
  • secrete
  • sly
  • worm
  • snook
  • move secretly
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antonyms for spiriting

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  • boring
  • depressing
  • dampen
  • depress
  • dull
  • bore
  • let go
  • neglect
  • discourage
  • stop
  • halt
  • calm
  • deter
  • delay
  • tire
  • release
  • dishearten
  • block
  • dissuade
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How to use spiriting in a sentence

“Of spiriting away her daughter,” put in Duffham; who was standing back against the shelves.
JOHNNY LUDLOW, FOURTH SERIESMRS. HENRY WOOD
Kidnaping or "spiriting" achieved the perfection of a fine art under the second Charles.
OUR FOREIGNERSSAMUEL P. ORTH
He asked himself in vain what object any one could have in spiriting away the boy, but no probable explanation occurred to him.
HELPING HIMSELFHORATIO ALGER
And so, we turn to you, dear Mr. Browning, for comfort and gentle spiriting!
THE LETTERS OF ROBERT BROWNING AND ELIZABETH BARRETT BARRETT, VOL. 1 (OF 2) 1845-1846ROBERT BROWNING AND ELIZABETH BARRETT BARRETT
The spiriting away of the heir would thus leave the field open for the cherished plans and hopes of Delilah.
THE STORY OF AN ANCIENT PARISHH. R. COULTHARD
And all this was but the work of a moment, fairies being never very long doing their spiriting.
BO-PEEP STORY BOOKSANONYMOUS
Words were "correspondent to his command, and, Ariel-like, did his spiriting gently."
LIPPINCOTT'S MAGAZINE OF POPULAR LITERATURE AND SCIENCE, VOL. XXVI., DECEMBER, 1880.VARIOUS
Spiriting, kidnapping of young persons for transport to the plantations.
BRITISH COMMITTEES, COMMISSIONS, AND COUNCILS OF TRADE AND PLANTATIONS, 1622-1675CHARLES M. ANDREWS
Governor Dongan was also always holding communications with the Iroquois and spiriting them on to resist French encroachments.
TORONTO OF OLDHENRY SCADDING
I will be correspondent to command, And do my spiriting gently.
THE SECRET SERVICE.ALBERT D. RICHARDSON
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WORDS RELATED TO SPIRITING

  • enlivening
  • exhilarating
  • invigorating
  • quickening
  • rousing
  • spiriting
  • vitalizing
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