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viv·i·fy

 (vĭv′ə-fī′)
tr.v. viv·i·fied, viv·i·fy·ing, viv·i·fies
1. To give or bring life to; animate: vivify a puppet; vivifying the brown grasslands.
2. To make more lively, intense, or striking; enliven: A smile may vivify a face.

[Middle English vivifien, from Old French vivifier, from Late Latin vīvificāre : Latin vīvus, alive; see gwei- in Indo-European roots + Latin -ficāre, -fy.]

viv′i·fi·ca′tion (-fĭ-kā′shən) n.
viv′i·fi′er n.

vivify

(ˈvɪvɪˌfaɪ)
vb (tr) , -fies, -fying or -fied
1. to bring to life; animate
2. to make more vivid or striking
[C16: from Late Latin vīvificāre, from Latin vīvus alive + facere to make]
vivification n
ˈviviˌfier n

viv•i•fy

(ˈvɪv əˌfaɪ)

v.t. -fied, -fy•ing.
1. to give life to; animate.
2. to enliven; brighten.
[1535–45; < Latin vīvificāre. See vivi-, -fy]
viv`i•fi•ca′tion, n.
viv′i•fi`er, n.

vivify


Past participle: vivified
Gerund: vivifying

Imperative
vivify
vivify
Present
I vivify
you vivify
he/she/it vivifies
we vivify
you vivify
they vivify
Preterite
I vivified
you vivified
he/she/it vivified
we vivified
you vivified
they vivified
Present Continuous
I am vivifying
you are vivifying
he/she/it is vivifying
we are vivifying
you are vivifying
they are vivifying
Present Perfect
I have vivified
you have vivified
he/she/it has vivified
we have vivified
you have vivified
they have vivified
Past Continuous
I was vivifying
you were vivifying
he/she/it was vivifying
we were vivifying
you were vivifying
they were vivifying
Past Perfect
I had vivified
you had vivified
he/she/it had vivified
we had vivified
you had vivified
they had vivified
Future
I will vivify
you will vivify
he/she/it will vivify
we will vivify
you will vivify
they will vivify
Future Perfect
I will have vivified
you will have vivified
he/she/it will have vivified
we will have vivified
you will have vivified
they will have vivified
Future Continuous
I will be vivifying
you will be vivifying
he/she/it will be vivifying
we will be vivifying
you will be vivifying
they will be vivifying
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been vivifying
you have been vivifying
he/she/it has been vivifying
we have been vivifying
you have been vivifying
they have been vivifying
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been vivifying
you will have been vivifying
he/she/it will have been vivifying
we will have been vivifying
you will have been vivifying
they will have been vivifying
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been vivifying
you had been vivifying
he/she/it had been vivifying
we had been vivifying
you had been vivifying
they had been vivifying
Conditional
I would vivify
you would vivify
he/she/it would vivify
we would vivify
you would vivify
they would vivify
Past Conditional
I would have vivified
you would have vivified
he/she/it would have vivified
we would have vivified
you would have vivified
they would have vivified
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.vivify - give new life or energy tovivify - give new life or energy to; "A hot soup will revive me"; "This will renovate my spirits"; "This treatment repaired my health"
energize, perk up, energise, stimulate, arouse, brace - cause to be alert and energetic; "Coffee and tea stimulate me"; "This herbal infusion doesn't stimulate"
resuscitate, come to, revive - return to consciousness; "The patient came to quickly"; "She revived after the doctor gave her an injection"
2.vivify - make more striking or animatedvivify - make more striking or animated; "his remarks always vivify an otherwise dull story"
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"

vivify

verb
To make alive:
Translations

vivify

[ˈvɪvɪfaɪ] VTvivificar

vivify

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References in classic literature ?
At its present point of vivification, the scarecrow reminds me of some of the lukewarm and abortive characters, composed of heterogeneous materials, used for the thousandth time, and never worth using, with which romance writers (and myself, no doubt, among the rest) have so overpeopled the world of fiction.