vive


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vive

(viːv)
interj
long live; up with (a specified person or thing)
[from French]
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He sat like a man who is perpetually on the qui vive. A furtive light shone in his eyes, he was manifestly uncomfortable.
"Vive le Roi!" cried all the officers of the household with frantic enthusiasm, and M.
He had all his life been obliged to hear, or rather to undergo this cry of "Vive le Roi!" which passed over him.
We were on the qui vive till daylight, and prepared for the combat.
Thus, without waiting to be marshaled, the soldiers will be constantly on the qui vive; without waiting to be asked, they will do your will; without restrictions, they will be faithful; without giving orders, they can be trusted.
"We're pretty well forward here and we have to keep on the qui vive. We got some shells yesterday dropped within a quarter of a mile of us.
The soldiers, on seeing him, lit wisps of straw and ran after him, shouting, "Vive l'Empereur!" Napoleon's proclamation was as follows:
"Qui vive?" repeated the same voice, which was quickly followed by the rattling of arms, and a menacing attitude.
The soldier made a low and humble acknowledgment for her civility; and Heyward adding a "Bonne nuit, mon camarade," they moved deliberately forward, leaving the sentinel pacing the banks of the silent pond, little suspecting an enemy of so much effrontery, and humming to himself those words which were recalled to his mind by the sight of women, and, perhaps, by recollections of his own distant and beautiful France: "Vive le vin, vive l'amour," etc., etc.
"Qui vive?" demanded a stern, quick voice, which sounded like a challenge from another world, issuing out of that solitary and solemn place.
Augustus Caesar died in a compliment; Livia, conjugii nostri memor, vive et vale.
Straight out of the box there's the Vive Link Box and Base Stations, a pair of 360-degree Vive Controllers and earbuds - to completely immerse you in your virtual world.