It was a generally unpleasant experience, but one that continues to inform and inspire nearly every facet of my life.
In Evoke, we use that narrative to inspire a sense of possibility.
One of the only landscapes to inspire both John Ford and a newspaper cartoonist, the Western valley provides an unlikely respite.
If anything, Finley wants the Whitney Houston Biennial to inspire both the artists and the viewers.
How did the Beatles ever manage to inspire such frenzy in the first place?
I strove to minister consolation and inspire him with hope, but in vain.
Now we must choose if the example of our fathers and mothers will inspire us or condemn us.
But it was easier to state a law than to obey it; easier to inspire others with faith than to hold fast to it oneself.
The recollection served to inspire me with a new desperate courage.
The unpleasant smell of the alvine evacuations is assuredly a large element in the disgust these inspire.
mid-14c., enspiren, "to fill (the mind, heart, etc., with grace, etc.);" also "to prompt or induce (someone to do something)," from Old French enspirer (13c.), from Latin inspirare "inflame; blow into" (see inspiration), a loan-translation of Greek pnein in the Bible. General sense of "influence or animate with an idea or purpose" is from late 14c. Also sometimes used in literal sense in Middle English Related: Inspired; inspires; inspiring.
inspire in·spire (ĭn-spīr')
v. in·spired, in·spir·ing, in·spires
To draw in breath; to inhale.