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Saturday, May 20, 2000

Definitions for vivify

  1. To endue with life; to make alive; to animate.
  2. To make more lively or intense.

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Citations for vivify
Can the writer isolate and vivify all in experience that most deeply engages our intellects and our hearts? Annie Dillard, New York Times
Stories not only provide context for statistical statements but can illustrate and vivify them as well. John Allen Paulos, Once Upon a Number
Origin of vivify
late Middle English
Vivify comes from French vivifier, from Late Latin vivificare, from Latin vivus, alive.
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