heart-stirring love

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Arousing or moving the heart; inspiriting; exhilarating.

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Examples

  • My gratitude welled for Ngugi's forceful eloquence when the entire Lincoln Center cast ended the evening with a heart-stirring anthem "Rejoice" score by Handel once Prospero, the Enchanted Island's dictator, had finally released his opponents and slaves -- and, it should be said, his own daughter, too -- from his complete command and control.

    David Tereshchuk: Mixed-Media Extravaganza -- and a Global Message

  • My gratitude welled for Ngugi's forceful eloquence when the entire Lincoln Center cast ended the evening with a heart-stirring anthem "Rejoice" score by Handel once Prospero, the Enchanted Island's dictator, had finally released his opponents and slaves -- and, it should be said, his own daughter, too -- from his complete command and control.

    David Tereshchuk: Mixed-Media Extravaganza -- and a Global Message

  • Adding to this, the initial heart-stirring images of devastated villages that dominated news coverage over the weekend have been replaced by strange and fear-inspiring shots.

    U.S. donations not rushing to Japan

  • On the one side, the defiant marches and rallies of tens of thousands, kids and parents cheering the striking teachers, pensioners' groups alongside protesting unions, the very picture of heart-stirring working-class solidarity aroused to defend its conditions.

    Public sector pensions: after the strike, the settlement | Editorial

  • My gratitude welled for Ngugi's forceful eloquence when the entire Lincoln Center cast ended the evening with a heart-stirring anthem "Rejoice" score by Handel once Prospero, the Enchanted Island's dictator, had finally released his opponents and slaves -- and, it should be said, his own daughter, too -- from his complete command and control.

    David Tereshchuk: Mixed-Media Extravaganza -- and a Global Message

  • On the one side, the defiant marches and rallies of tens of thousands, kids and parents cheering the striking teachers, pensioners' groups alongside protesting unions, the very picture of heart-stirring working-class solidarity aroused to defend its conditions.

    Public sector pensions: after the strike, the settlement | Editorial

  • She may have been taken before her time, but at least she penned a heart-stirring Meerkat Requiem before she passed.

    While You Were Reversing the Excruciating Three-Year Curse | Best Week Ever

  • Last week, at the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of November, France's heart-stirring ` La Marseillaise, 'originally called the ` War Song of the Army of the Rhine,' was played as usual beneath the nation's most hallowed site, the Etoile, or Arc de Triumph, beneath which burns the Eternal Flame that commemorates France's war dead.

    Eric Margolis: The Dead Remind Europe Of The Folly Of War

  • The good-natured falconer set forth upon his errand, busying himself about procuring their refreshment; and, during his absence, Roland Graeme abandoned himself to the strange, complicated, and yet heart-stirring reflections, to which the events of the morning had given rise.

    The Abbot

  • This movie, in combination with reading, today, the heart-stirring letter of memorium that a relative of mine, Jamie Parker wrote, and the fact that WO Gaetan Roberge was from the Sudbury area, brought this war "home" to me.

    Warrant Officer Gaétan Roberge - December 27th, 2008

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