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Buying a can of paint for under $30 can easily liven up the look of your home.

Whether your family binges through it or savors each episode, maybe in tandem with a weekly cooking project, it’s sure to liven up your pre-vaccination existence with not just distraction but delight.

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However, if you ski a ton, pure powder and pure frontside skis can really liven up your ski action.

A game with multiplayer options, quick rounds, or teams can liven up an after-dinner activity.

Some tours are billed as fun ways to liven up a family online get-together.

Sachin Tendulkar may be one of the most brilliant players in the sport, but he struggles to liven up his memoirs.

I suppose you can if you were dumb and delusional enough to think that the Emmy voters might liven things up a little bit.

The newly appointed CNN boss says the network must liven up its daily fare.

He also used his acting and directorial skills to liven up dreary hearings.

Will Oprah liven up C-SPAN's usually drab red-carpet pre-show?

Casual anecdotes were sprinkled through his explanations to liven them.

All we needed was a beautiful young person like you to liven us up.

Sam, in his brother's absence, concluded to edit the paper in a way that would liven up the circulation.

Who would hab thought dat a little slap of the hat could liven him up so?

But she, Helen, would come home and that would liven up things a bit.


On this page you'll find 194 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to liven, such as: energize, enliven, exalt, excite, hearten, and inspire.

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