Synonyms and Antonyms of enliven
- In most instances it's a good idea to enliven a speech with a joke or two.
reactivate, reanimate, reawake, reawaken, recharge, recreate, reenergize, refresh, refreshen, regenerate, reinvigorate, rejuvenate, rekindle, renew, restimulate, resurrect, resuscitate, revitalize, revive
Synonym Discussion of enliven
- the arrival of spring quickens the earth
- happiness animated his conversation
- enlivened her lectures with humorous anecdotes
- new blood needed to vivify the dying club
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