life-giving


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life-giving

adj
supporting, sustaining, or enabling life

life′-giv`ing



adj.
imparting, or having the ability to impart, life or vitality; invigorating; vitalizing.
[1555–65]
life′-giv`er, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.life-giving - giving or having the power to give life and spirit; "returning the life-giving humus to the land"- Louis Bromfield; "life-giving love and praise"; "the vitalizing rays of the warming sun"
invigorating - imparting strength and vitality; "the invigorating mountain air"

life-giving

adjective activating, stimulating, animating, quickening, enlivening, invigorating, livening, vitalizing, inspiriting It is here that life-giving oxygen is fed to the cells.
Translations

life-giving

[ˈlaɪfgɪvɪŋ] ADJque da vida, vivificante
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The sailing- ship, with her unthrobbing body, seemed to lead mysteriously a sort of unearthly existence, bordering upon the magic of the invisible forces, sustained by the inspiration of life-giving and death- dealing winds.
Perry looked to his generator; to the great tanks that held the life-giving chemicals with which he was to manufacture fresh air to replace that which we consumed in breathing; to his instruments for recording temperatures, speed, distance, and for examining the materials through which we were to pass.
At first I found that by climbing high into the framework above me I could find more of the precious life-giving elements, and for a while these sustained me.
I was admiring this joyous rising of the sun, so gay, and so life-giving, when I heard steps approaching the platform.
Weakly I rose for the last time--my tortured lungs gasped for the breath that would fill them with a strange and numbing element, but instead I felt the revivifying breath of life-giving air surge through my starving nostrils into my dying lungs.
But already I had acquired the conviction that there was nothing more lovable in the world than that woman; nothing more life-giving, inspiring, and illuminating than the emanation of her charm.
He went up to it and found that the gold bottle that contained the precious powder had dropped upon the stand and scattered its life-giving grains over the machine.
And leaning over the air apparatus, he saw that the tap was allowing the colorless gas to escape freely, life-giving, but in its pure state producing the gravest disorders in the system.
For the life-giving daughters of Inachus the river of Argos;
Ah, he is not generous, neither does he possess that supernatural penetration which you attribute to him, for if he did, he would have perceived that I was unhappy; and if he had been generous, seeing me sad and solitary, he would have used his influence to my advantage, and since, as you say, he resembles the sun, he would have warmed my heart with one of his life-giving rays.
Breathe upon her thy life-giving Spirit, and put a new fear within her-- the fear of her sin.
The life-giving earth crashed around in burning, and the vast wood crackled loud with fire all about.