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impassion

verb affect, agitate, arouse the emotions, electrify, encourage, enkindle, excite, incite, infect, inspire, kindle, move, provoke, rouse, spirit, spur, stir, stir the feellngs, stir up
See also: foment, incite, inspire, spirit
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Known for their impassioned political pop (taking a cue from the likes of Billy Bragg and The Beautiful South) and their love for independent and DIY culture, the band are committed to affirming Durham's place as an international hub for creative culture.
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"We are at war," Canadian Archbishop Terrence Prendergast of Ottawa said in an impassioned address at a conference last month aimed at combating legalized euthanasia.
GORDON Brown was making an impassioned plea to other world leaders to reach a global climate change deal today after another day of bureaucratic wrangling left the Copenhagen summit "in grave danger" of failure.
New single Tin Man was easily the pick of the bunch thanks to its brooding melody and Richard Sauberlich's impassioned delivery.
The debate about implants, with impassioned voices on both sides, has been in the public square for years; here is a thoughtful dramatization of what some families actually experience.
Frechette of Stoneham made an impassioned plea for the selectmen to apply for the grant, at which time the board referred the matter to the Recreation Committee to decide.
Ron McLarty's acting skills and his background in both Broadway and film lend an impassioned, smooth voice to this riveting thriller of Oliver Stone, leader of a mysterious club which keeps watch over Washington leaders and politics.
I FEEL really sorry for Heather Mills McCartney after watching her impassioned interview on TV last week.
TERRY VENABLES has launched an impassioned defence of under-fire goalkeeper Paul Robinson and insisted the huge criticism would have destroyed some players.
30) on an internal memo outlining a 7.5% pay cut and a shortened work week with no overtimes at Cygnus Business Media (New York) elicited some rather impassioned blog entries from current and past Cygnus employees on Paul Conley's blog site (paulconley.blogspot.com).
LIVE Aid campaigner Bob Geldof last night issued an impassioned appeal to the world's wealthiest nations to honour their commitments to the poor of Africa.