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Definition of "spirit-stirring" []

  • Stirring, rousing, or animating the spirit.

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "spirit-stirring" in a sentence
  • "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.""
  • "“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.”"
  • "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."
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