spirit

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  • In other works he is a completely developed individual with his own character and spirit.
  • Group spirit is supposed to heavily influence the members of this community.
  • Prior to the war, spirit possession was limited to certain families and was less common.
  • The real spirit is to make the country your family work together instead of working only for your own.
  • It was more a spirit that was passed on, rather than any particular technique.
  • His health seemed to improve, and he spent the summer in high spirits.
  • Spirits had also been recorded to have appeared to carry out other acts of justice.
  • He might break his bones and his body, but he could not break his spirit.
  • Such spirits could appear at will in various forms including that of different animals or human form.
  • A person's soul has three parts - reason, spirit and desire.
  • The intelligence of spirits had no beginning, neither will it have an end.
  • Some are helping spirits that can be called upon in times of need.
  • It would entirely keep down the money-getting spirit. Cited from A Portraiture of Quakerism, Volume III (of 3), by Thomas Clarkson
  • A living soul is composed of body and spirit.
  • The money-getting spirit will have a different effect, as it operates upon different persons. Cited from A Portraiture of Quakerism, Volume III (of 3), by Thomas Clarkson
  • In spirit he remained a man of peace.
  • On one possible view, we might say that the word "spirit" means no more than mind.
  • These spirits are said to have directly inspired her as to the way the house should be built.
  • "The spirit and the body are the soul of man."
  • And so we would be most accurate not to call the divine spirit a mind.
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Meaning of spirit

  • noun The vital principle or animating force within living things
  • noun The general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people
    the feel of the city excited him, a clergyman improved the tone of the meeting, it had the smell of treason
  • noun A fundamental emotional and activating principle determining one's character
  • noun Any incorporeal supernatural being that can become visible (or audible) to human beings
  • verb Infuse with spirit
    The company spirited him up