spiriting

spirˈiting noun
1. The action of someone who spirits in any sense
2. The behaviour of a spirit or sprite
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Main Entry:spirit

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  • Spiriting — Spirit Spir it, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Spirited}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Spiriting}.] 1. To animate with vigor; to excite; to encourage; to inspirit; as, civil dissensions often spirit the ambition of private men; sometimes followed by up. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • spiriting — noun /ˈspɪɹɪtɪŋ/ a) The action of a spirit or ghost. It is impossible to escape from toil / O the sudden and receive thy spiriting [...]. b) Inspiration …   Wiktionary

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  • Spiriting away — Spirit Spir it, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Spirited}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Spiriting}.] 1. To animate with vigor; to excite; to encourage; to inspirit; as, civil dissensions often spirit the ambition of private men; sometimes followed by up. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Spirit — Spir it, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Spirited}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Spiriting}.] 1. To animate with vigor; to excite; to encourage; to inspirit; as, civil dissensions often spirit the ambition of private men; sometimes followed by up. [1913 Webster] Many… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Spirited — Spirit Spir it, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Spirited}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Spiriting}.] 1. To animate with vigor; to excite; to encourage; to inspirit; as, civil dissensions often spirit the ambition of private men; sometimes followed by up. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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