Spirit
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Spirit [spir-it]

NOUN, VERB, ADJECTIVE

Noun

  • The principle of conscious life.
  • The incorporeal part of humans.
  • The soul that departs from the body at the time of death.
  • Excellent attitude in terms of courage or intent.
  • A mental disposition with firmness or assertiveness.

Verb

  • To infuse with spirit.
  • To take someone out of somewhere secretly and mysteriously.
  • To encourage.

Adjective

  • Pertaining to a thing that works by burning alcoholic spirits.
  • Relating to spiritualist activities.
Example

"The leaders of union are the real spirits behind the entire movement."

"Sheela claims that she has sensed spirits of her ancestors in the house."

Synonyms

Noun: Character, Courage, Energy, Enthusiasm, Essence, Humour, Mood, Morale, Resolve, Vitality, Feeling, Purpose, Soul, Vision Verb: Abscond, Capture, Hijack, Catch

Antonyms

Noun: Apathy, Cowardice, Fear, Idleness, Lethargy, Weakness, Discouragement, Dullness, Being, Reality, Brightness, Light Verb: Deliver, Ransom, Redeem, Rescue, Restore, Return

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