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animate
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Jane Eyre
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  • Again Sam vanished; and mystery, animation, expectation rose to full flow once more.
  • She had been all animation with the game, and irritated pride did not lower the expression of her haughty lineaments.
  • Every one seemed in high glee; laughter and conversation were general and animated.
  • The want of his animating influence appeared to be peculiarly felt one day that he had been summoned to Millcote on business, and was not likely to return till late.
  • True, reader; and I knew and felt this: and though I am a defective being, with many faults and few redeeming points, yet I never tired of Helen Burns; nor ever ceased to cherish for her a sentiment of attachment, as strong, tender, and respectful as any that ever animated my heart.
  • Besides, there is that peculiar voice of hers, so animating and piquant, as well as soft: it cheers my withered heart; it puts life into it.
  • She has a peculiar face; fleshless and haggard as it is, I rather like it; and when in good health and animated, I can fancy her physiognomy would be agreeable.
  • We talk, I believe, all day long: to talk to each other is but a more animated and an audible thinking.
  • His countenance reminded one of a lamp quenched, waiting to be re-lit — and alas! it was not himself that could now kindle the lustre of animated expression: he was dependent on another for that office!
  • I see genuine contentment in your gait and mien, your eye and face, when you are helping me and pleasing me — working for me, and with me, in, as you characteristically say, ’ALL THAT IS RIGHT:’ for if I bid you do what you thought wrong, there would be no light-footed running, no neat-handed alacrity, no lively glance and animated complexion.

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  • She won an award for best animated cartoon.
  • The right to pursue happiness is the animating principle of capitalism.

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