III. ORGANIC MATTER
1. Vitality; vitality in general
respiration, wind; breath of life, breath of one's nostrils; lifeblood; Archeus; existence [more].
[Science of life] physiology, biology; animal ecology.
nourishment, staff of life (food) [more].
[Verbs] be alive; live, breathe, respire; subsist (exist) [more]; walk the earth; "strut and fret one's hour upon the stage" [Macbeth]; be spared.
see the light, be born, come into the world, fetch breath, draw breath, fetch the breath of life, draw the breath of life; quicken; revive; come to life.
give birth to (produce) [more]; bring to life, put into life, vitalize; vivify, vivificate; reanimate (restore) [more]; keep alive, keep body and soul together, keep the wolf from the door; support life.
have nine lives like a cat.
[Adjectives] living, alive; in life, in the flesh, in the land of the living; on this side of the grave, above ground, breathing, quick, animated; animative; lively (active) [more]; all alive and kicking; tenacious of life.
vital, vitalic; vivifying, vivified; viable, zoetic; Promethean.