Animate – Make alive, Bring to life
And his mate (animate) could bring the monster to life.
Examples of animate in a sentence
Once the upbeat music began, it seemed to animate the toddlers into jumping and dancing all around the room.
Several cups of coffee were the only thing that would animate the handymen enough to begin working on the house.
If she wanted to animate her dull class, she would need to provide fun educational activities instead of hour-long lectures.