verb (used with object)

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

Also insoul.

Origin of ensoul

First recorded in 1625–35; en-1 + soul
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verb (tr)

to endow with a soul
to cherish within the soul
Derived Formsensoulment or insoulment, noun
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