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aspiration, inspiration, perspiration
aspiration (as" puh RAY shuhn) (noun)
1. A strong desire or high ambition; something that a person wants very much to achieve: Opal's aspiration for the future is to become a successful business woman.
2. In linguistics, the act of pronouncing the sound of a breath: The aspiration of the letter "h" as in "a house" is one example of pronouncing aspirated letters.
3. In medicine, removing liquid from a person's body: Amelia was treated with the aspiration of stomach fluids.
4. Breathing something into the lungs: Ken was having problems caused by the aspiration of fluids into his lungs.
inspiration (in" spuh RAY shuhn) (noun)
1. Stimulation of the mind or emotions to a high level of feeling or some creative effort or activity: Yvette's early childhood experiences provided the inspiration for her first novel.
2. The act of breathing in, especially the inhalation of air into the lungs: The doctor was trying to help Alison improve her inspiration after years of lung problems.
perspiration (pur" spuh RAY shuhn) (noun)
The fluid, consisting of water with small amounts of urea and salts, which is excreted through the pores of the skin by the sweat glands; sweating: Linda wiped the perspiration from her forehead as she anticipated making her speech to a group of teachers.

Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.

—Thomas Alva Edison

Dwight told his friend, Doctor Sergeo, that he was an inspiration for him to complete his medical studies after he treated Dwight for the aspiration of fluid into his lungs.

Dr. Sergeo laughed and reminded Dwight that he would have to shed a lot of perspiration and tears during his medical training.

inspiration, expiration, expiration
inspiration (in" spuh RAY shuhn) (noun)
1. The inhalation, or breathing in, of air: The doctor measured Dina's rate of inspiration because she had been ill with a lung infection.
2. The action or power to influence emotions or intellect: Jill's work was an inspiration to others to volunteer to work in the remote village.
expiration (ek" spuh RAY shuhn) (noun)
Exhalation or breathing out: When Cleo fell, the expiration of her breath was sudden and she gasped for air.
expiration (ek" spuh RAY shuhn) (noun)
The end or termination of something: The date of expiration on the contract will be approaching soon.

With a sudden inspiration, the author described the expiration of the antagonist in the novel with great detail.