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The answer ANIMATES is rarely seen, appearing only about once every 2400 puzzles.

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Gets going
Gives life to
Imparts zest
Breathes life into


ANIMATE as a verb:

1. (inspire, animate, invigorate, enliven, exalt) = heighten or intensify; "These paintings exalt the imagination"
2. (animize, animise, animate) = give lifelike qualities to; "animated cartoons"
3. (enliven, liven, liven up, invigorate, animate) = make lively; "let's liven up this room a bit"
4. (animate, recreate, reanimate, revive, renovate, repair, quicken, vivify, revivify) = give new life or energy to; "A hot soup will revive me"; "This will renovate my spirits"; "This treatment repaired my health"