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animate
used in The War of the Worlds

5 uses
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1  —2 uses as in:
animate v. inanimate
Definition
alive; or (more rarely) an animal—not a plant; or (more rarely still) the degree to which as an animal feels and thinks
  • I fancy the popular expectation of a heap of charred corpses was disappointed at this inanimate bulk.
    1.3 — Book 1 Chapter 3 — The Horsell Common (24% in)
  • Dim and wonderful is the vision I have conjured up in my mind of life spreading slowly from this little seed bed of the solar system throughout the inanimate vastness of sidereal space.
    2.10 — Book 2 Chapter 10 — The Epilogue (73% in)

There are no more uses of "animate" flagged with this meaning in The War of the Worlds.

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  • The fighting-machines were coordinated and animated to an extraordinary pitch, but nothing to compare with this.
    2.2 — Book 2 Chapter 2 — What We Saw from the Ruined House (21% in)
  • It has air and water and all that is necessary for the support of animated existence.
    1.1 — Book 1 Chapter 1 — The Coming of the Martians (17% in)
  • Most of them were excited and animated by their strange experience.
    1.14 — Book 1 Chapter 14 — In London (64% in)

There are no more uses of "animate" in The War of the Worlds.

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