Definitions

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of afflate.
  • adjective inspired

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Examples

  • And even Hemingway at his most afflated never talked of going one on one with Finnegans Wake.

    Armageddon Now?

  • The rending of Pentheus on Mount Citheron by his own mother and sisters, who, while under the influence of the Bacchic _afflatus_, imagined they saw in his form the appearance of a wild beast, might be adduced as an example at once of the furious character of the frenzy, and of the liability of the afflated to optical illusions.

    The International Monthly Magazine - Volume V - No II

  • She was too tottery, too dazzled, too afflated to speak on the way thither, but, at the door, when with a bow I was intending to leave her, she bade me, in a madam-like way that cut off debate or refusal, to enter with her.

    The Yeoman Adventurer

  • "Unofficially, I am advised that there is some wave of afflated opinion passing through the Semitic races of the Near East -- if, indeed, it has not touched the Moslems.

    The Sins of Séverac Bablon

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