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animate
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Atlas Shrugged
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  • A few people stood in clusters on the half-deserted platform; animated conversations seemed to be going on, and newspapers were more prominently in evidence than usual.
  • The secretary smiled with sudden animation, as if she were about to utter an enthusiastic compliment, but the smile vanished abruptly.
  • Her mouth held the hint of a smile; there was a spark of animation in her lifeless eyes; she glanced from one face to another, jerking her head with the awkward eagerness of a schoolgirl.
  • It was an impersonal feeling, she did not look at him as at a man, but as at an animated work of art-and it seemed to be a stressed indignity of the outer world that a perfection such as his should be subjected to the shocks, the strains, the scars reserved for any man who loved his work.
  • It’s a sound, practical Plan!" snapped James Taggart unexpectedly, with an angry edge of sudden animation in his voice.

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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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