HyperDic: vivify

English > 2 senses of the word vivify:
VERBbodyvivify, animate, recreate, reanimate, revive, renovate, repair, quicken, revivifygive new life or energy to
changevivifymake more striking or animated
English > vivify: 2 senses > verb 1, body
MeaningGive new life or energy to.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Synonymsanimate, recreate, reanimate, revive, renovate, repair, quicken, revivify
Broaderstimulate, arouse, brace, energize, energise, perk upCause to be alert and energetic
Similar tocome to, revive, resuscitateReturn to consciousness
Spanishreanimar, reavivar, revivificar
Catalanreanimar, reavivar, revivificar
Nounsvivificationthe activity of giving vitality and vigour to something
English > vivify: 2 senses > verb 2, change
Meaningmake more striking or animated.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"his remarks always vivify an otherwise dull story"
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
Nounsvivificationquality of being active or spirited / spirited / spirited or alive and vigorous / vigorous

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