vivification


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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.vivification - quality of being active or spirited or alive and vigorousvivification - quality of being active or spirited or alive and vigorous
chirpiness - cheerful and lively
sprightliness, liveliness, spirit, life - animation and energy in action or expression; "it was a heavy play and the actors tried in vain to give life to it"
activeness, activity - the trait of being active; moving or acting rapidly and energetically; "the level of activity declines with age"
2.vivification - the activity of giving vitality and vigour to somethingvivification - the activity of giving vitality and vigour to something
activating, energizing, activation - the activity of causing to have energy and be active
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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.
On Tuesday, The New York Times reported that unnamed advisers told the paper that Trump has also resurrected the racist lie of his political vivification: the question of Barack Obama's birthplace, and by implication, his legitimacy as America's first black president, or put another way, its only nonwhite president.
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(D'Annunzio, 1995: 117) According to the demonico, all that exists around Claudio exists because of him, all that is poetic is real, and the external objects most capable of being poetic are those that are already desiccated and therefore ripe for "vivification".
In the process, she became a major inspiration for many other disadvantaged people, especially when she became a motivational speaker who traveled all over the globe to provide a shining example and vivification of man's ability to overcome the worst possible situation-and triumph over them.
The solo trumpet introduction to Vivification is Henriksen at his most intimate, most revealing, simplest yet most affecting.
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As this aim is formulated in one of his essays, "[t]he crisis in the art of the word is the widowhood of the poet who has lost the Psyche who was once alive in the word, who has lost the inner form of the word; it is a yearning for its renewal, vivification, transfiguration." (17) It is this project of the radical renewal of poetic language--indeed of the word as such--that informs Ivanov's self-consciously faithful, "hyper-correct" restoration of the Onegin stanza.
"Henry James at the Ethical Turn: Vivification and Ironization in The Ambassadors." Nineteenth- century Literature 69.3 (2014): 366-93.