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  •  Oh for fuck's sake (5+ / 0-)

    You've made a subjective inference. Get over yourself.

    Let the great world spin for ever down the ringing grooves of change. - Tennyson

    by bumblebums on Fri Jan 18, 2008 at 05:35:16 PM PST

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      •  Inspire (1+ / 0-)
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        v., -spired, -spir·ing, -spires.
        1. To affect, guide, or arouse by divine influence.
        2. To fill with enlivening or exalting emotion: hymns that inspire the congregation; an artist who was inspired by Impressionism.
          1. To stimulate to action; motivate: a sales force that was inspired by the prospect of a bonus.
          2. To affect or touch: The falling leaves inspired her with sadness.
        3. To draw forth; elicit or arouse: a teacher who inspired admiration and respect.
        4. To be the cause or source of; bring about: an invention that inspired many imitations.
        5. To draw in (air) by inhaling.
        6. Archaic.
          1. To breathe on.
          2. To breathe life into.
        1. To stimulate energies, ideals, or reverence: a leader who inspires by example.
        2. To inhale.

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