…receiving the reward of his diabolical invention, by which he made it easy for a base and cowardly arm to take the life of a gallant gentleman; and that, when he knows not how or whence, in the height of the ardour and enthusiasm that fire and animate brave hearts, there should come some random bullet, discharged perhaps by one who fled in terror at the flash when he fired off his accursed machine, which in an instant puts an end to the projects and cuts off the life of one who…
There are no more uses of "animate" in the book.
Show samples from other sources
She won an award for best animated cartoon.
The right to pursue happiness is the animating principle of capitalism.