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spirit-stirring

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Stirring, rousing, or animating the spirit.

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Examples

  • In his account of the harrowing trip, "Voyaging: Southward From the Strait of Magellan," the woodcuts lavishly distributed through the story conspire with his bravura prose to refresh the derivation of "straitened" circumstances and convey the "spirit-stirring glamour of the terrible."

    Fury and Terror On the High Seas

  • “The announcement of this result by the CHAIR,” reported the Union, “was followed by … the members of the various delegations almost universally springing to their feet, and uniting in one spirit-stirring shout of approbation.”

    A Country of Vast Designs

  • “The announcement of this result by the CHAIR,” reported the Union, “was followed by … the members of the various delegations almost universally springing to their feet, and uniting in one spirit-stirring shout of approbation.”

    A Country of Vast Designs

  • The blast had something in its tone spirit-stirring and yet melancholy, partaking both of the character of a point of war, and of the doleful sounds which might be chosen to announce an execution of peculiar solemnity.

    Count Robert of Paris

  • This old world Oriental song is spirit-stirring as a “blast of that dread horn,” albeit the words be thin.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • There is the old Faneuil Hall, which once echoed to the stormy arguments and spirit-stirring harangues of the leaders of the Revolution.

    The Englishwoman in America

  • How gallantly the train dashed toward the robbers, to the spirit-stirring roll of the snare-drum.

    Our Mr. Wrenn

  • The grand events of a spirit-stirring war; occurrences likely to impress themselves, as the mystical legends of former times had done, upon their memory; besides which,

    The Iliad of Homer

  • Secondly, there is a music far more spirit-stirring in harshness than in softness: the languages of

    Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah and Meccah

  • The grand events of a spirit-stirring war; occurrences likely to impress themselves, as the mystical legends of former times had done, upon their memory; besides which,

    The Odyssey of Homer

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