ensoul

[ en-sohl ]
/ ɛnˈsoʊl /

verb (used with object)

to endow with a soul.
to place or cherish in the soul: lines of Shakespeare ensouled by all.

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decorum
Also insoul.

Origin of ensoul

First recorded in 1625–35; en-1 + soul
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British Dictionary definitions for ensoul

ensoul

insoul

/ (ɪnˈsəʊl) /

verb (tr)

to endow with a soul
to cherish within the soul

Derived forms of ensoul

ensoulment or insoulment, noun
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