“Don’t loaf and invite inspiration; light out after it with a club.” – Jack London



1 to fill with courage or strength of purpose <the rousing campaign speech inspired everyone to get out the vote> — see ENCOURAGE 1

2 to draw out (something hidden, latent, or reserved) <what inspired that comment?> — see EDUCE

3 to provide (someone) with moral or spiritual understanding <great works of visual art can inspire us in ways that the written word often cannot> — see ENLIGHTEN 2

Merriam-Webster Inc. (2010-08-27). Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Thesaurus, Second Edition (Kindle Locations 42599-42603). Merriam-Webster, Inc.. Kindle Edition.

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