Definition of vivify
vivificationplay \ˌvi-və-fə-ˈkā-shən\ noun
vivifierplay \ˈvi-və-ˌfī(-ə)r\ noun
Examples of vivify in a Sentence
details that vivify the narrative
this re-creation of a town in the Old West really vivifies the history that visitors learned in school
Recent Examples of vivify from the Web
Long a cherished performer, at once down-to-earth and enigmatic, Boulé has been choreographing her own work for the past few years, pieces that struggle to vivify esoteric ideas, sometimes graced by low-key humor.
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Synonym Discussion of vivify
VIVIFY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of vivify for English Language Learners
: to make (someone or something) more lively or vivid
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