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 Meanings and Examples of INSPIRING
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inspiring
 a.  stimulating or exalting to the spirit
Classic Sentence: (158 in 11 pages)
1  The terrible spectacle of created things developed tenderness in him; he was occupied only in finding for himself, and in inspiring others with the best way to compassionate and relieve.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XIV—WHAT HE THOUGHT
2  Fantine did not murmur; she feared that she had injured by her too passionate lamentations the confidence which she was desirous of inspiring, and she began to talk of indifferent things.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER II—FANTINE HAPPY
3  Bonacieux, having always lived among her husband's friends--people little capable of inspiring any sentiment whatever in a young woman whose heart was above her position--Mme.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 17 BONACIEUX AT HOME
4  Our readers already know how he was recognized by d'Artagnan, and how that recognition by inspiring fear in the four Musketeers had given fresh activity to their journey.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 62 TWO VARIETIES OF DEMONS
5  He never faltered, he seldom complained; he simply worked, inspiring the young, rebuking the old, helping the weak, guiding the strong.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Get Context   In XII
6  I learned there for the first time some of its value, not only in keeping the body healthy, but in inspiring self-respect and promoting virtue.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter III.
7  There is a physical and mental and spiritual enjoyment that comes from a consciousness of being the absolute master of one's work, in all its details, that is very satisfactory and inspiring.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter XV.
8  AT THE UNIVERSITY I had the good fortune to come immediately under the influence of a brilliant and inspiring young scholar.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 3. Lena Lingard: I
9  She played very well, keeping excellent waltz time and infusing an expression into the strains which was indeed inspiring.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In IX
10  Miss Bingley immediately fixed her eyes on his face, and desired he would tell her what lady had the credit of inspiring such reflections.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 6
11  It's not inspiring, but then I don't ask to be inspired.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 19
12  When he did happen to do so, his shooting was something so infallible as to inspire terror.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER III—SUMS DEPOSITED WITH LAFFITTE
13  "God will inspire us," said he.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER I—IN WHAT MIRROR M. MADELEINE CONTEMPLATES HIS HA...
14  The joy which we inspire has this charming property, that, far from growing meagre, like all reflections, it returns to us more radiant than ever.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER IX—CLOISTERED
15  It is very natural that you should make a little row when you find yourself with persons who don't inspire you with sufficient confidence.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER XX—THE TRAP
Example Sentence: (51 in 4 pages)
16  All her fellow demonstrators were busily making posters and handing out flyers, inspired by her ardent enthusiasm for the cause.
17  Katya's zeal was contagious; soon all her fellow students were busily making posters, inspired by her ardent enthusiasm for the cause.
18  This plan is inspired by ignoble motives and I must, therefore, oppose it.
19  And of course it is your experience in Indonesia that inspired your film eastern moon.
20  Her fervid enthusiasm inspired all of us to undertake the dangerous mission.
21  By her simplicity, gay prattle, and efforts to please, inspired me, in return, with a degree of attachment sufficient to make us both content in each other's society.
22  She knew that he was inspired by base motives.
23  I had hoped for a little more from the world's greatest tenor, whose performance was workmanlike but hardly inspired.
24  His courage in defending religious and civil rights inspired many outside the church.
25  In an inspired move, they took on the young and relatively inexperienced Ray Unwin as director.
26  His noble example inspired the rest of us to greater efforts.
27  Jimi Hendrix inspired a generation of guitarists.
28  She has inspired a whole generation of fashion school graduates.
29  The police will not release the videos in an effort not to sensationalize the men's actions and to mitigate the potential of other individuals being inspired.
30  With a nasty defense, a coach who's never forgotten football is a game, and a "Why not us?" mentality that's inspired them all season, the Seahawks shocked most people east of the Rockies on Sunday night.