Inspire vs. Perspire

Inspire vs. Perspire — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Inspire and Perspire

Inspireverb

To affect, guide, or arouse by divine influence.

Perspireverb

To excrete perspiration through the pores of the skin.

Inspireverb

To fill with enlivening or exalting emotion

hymns that inspire the congregation.an artist who was inspired by Impressionism.

Perspireverb

To expel through external pores; exude.

Inspireverb

To stimulate to action; motivate

a sales force that was inspired by the prospect of a bonus.

Perspireverb

(ambitransitive) To emit (sweat or perspiration) through the skin's pores.

I was perspiring freely after running the marathon.
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Inspireverb

To cause (someone) to have a particular feeling; affect or touch

"At this moment he inspired her with disgust rather than with love" (Anthony Trollope).

Perspireverb

(intransitive) To be evacuated or excreted, or to exude, through the pores of the skin.

A fluid perspires.

Inspireverb

To cause someone to have (a feeling or reaction); elicit or arouse

a teacher who inspired admiration and respect.

Perspireverb

excrete perspiration through the pores in the skin;

Exercise makes one sweat

Inspireverb

To be the cause or source of; bring about

an invention that inspired many imitations.

Inspireverb

To draw in (air) by inhaling.

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Inspireverb

To breathe on.

Inspireverb

To breathe life into.

Inspireverb

To stimulate energies, ideals, or reverence

a leader who inspires by example.

Inspireverb

To inhale.

Inspireverb

(transitive) To infuse into the mind; to communicate to the spirit; to convey, as by a divine or supernatural influence; to disclose preternaturally; to produce in, as by inspiration.

Inspireverb

(transitive) To infuse into; to affect, as with a superior or supernatural influence; to fill with what animates, enlivens or exalts; to communicate inspiration to.

Elders should inspire children with sentiments of virtue.

Inspireverb

(intransitive) To draw in by the operation of breathing; to inhale.

Inspireverb

To infuse by breathing, or as if by breathing.

Inspireverb

To breathe into; to fill with the breath; to animate.

Inspireverb

(transitive) To spread rumour indirectly.

Inspireverb

heighten or intensify;

These paintings exalt the imagination

Inspireverb

supply the inspiration for;

The article about the artist inspired the exhibition of his recent work

Inspireverb

serve as the inciting cause of;

She prompted me to call my relatives

Inspireverb

urge on or encourage especially by shouts;

The crowd cheered the demonstrating strikers

Inspireverb

fill with revolutionary ideas

Inspireverb

draw in (air);

Inhale deeplyinhale the fresh mountain airThe patient has trouble inspiringThe lung cancer patient cannot inspire air very well