Inspire In*spire", v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Inspired}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Inspiring}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To draw in breath; to inhale air into the lungs; -- opposed to {expire}. [1913 Webster]

2. To breathe; to blow gently. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

And when the wind amongst them did inspire, They wav[`e]d like a penon wide dispread. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

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