The Spice Girls reunited last night to celebrate the London opening of their new musical, viva Forever.
viva Elvis makes no effort to be anything but entertainment—upbeat, gaudy and over-the-top.
According to press materials, viva Elvis uses 400 costumes with 14,000 components decorated by 100,000 crystals.
Dance heavy and joyously excessive, viva Elvis is a pat on the back that celebrates itself.
viva, for their part, consider FXers to be poor and fanatical.
He does not feel like saying "viva" to or of the girl who has so misjudged his boy.
In your childhood I cried 'viva' many times before your coach.
When the time came for the viva voce, Rudolf and I could stand it no longer, we had to go in and listen.
We were sweethearts so long, viva; but have you learned to care for some other?
You could never have believed this of me, viva, without proofs; and I feel sure that letters must have been sent to you.
1640s, from Italian viva "(long) live, may he (or she) live," third person singular present subjunctive of vivere "to live," from Latin vivere "to live." Probably reborrowed (1836) from Spanish viva, from vivir "to live," from Latin vivere (see vital). Sometimes also in Latin form vivat (1660s).