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inspired

  

      adj  
1    aroused or guided by or as if aroused or guided by divine inspiration  
an inspired performance, she was like one inspired     
2    extremely accurate or apt but based on intuition rather than knowledge or logical deduction  
an inspired guess     
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exp.
When something is 'in the air', it means something exciting or significant is taking place or about to happen. Ex.: Spring is in the air - it's time for change!
n.
means a different approach or a welcome change to something. Ex.: anna has lots of wonderful ideas and motivation - she is a breath of fresh air.
[Fig.]
n.
poisonous gas that pollutes the air in coal mines
n.
sigle of "Air Launched Cruise Missile" that can find his target electronically by his own means at a long distance according to a memorized map of the landscape he has to pass over
can also be launched from the soil or the sea. they can be reprogrammed or destroyed during the fly by the "sender"

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