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livening

see definition of livening
  • as inquicken
  • as invitalize
  • as inanimate
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Synonyms for livening

verb make faster; invigorate
  • accelerate
  • expedite
  • hasten
  • promote
  • revitalize
  • revive
  • spur
  • step up
  • stimulate
  • strengthen
  • activate
  • actuate
  • animate
  • arouse
  • awaken
  • dispatch
  • energize
  • excite
  • galvanize
  • goad
  • grow
  • hurry
  • impel
  • incite
  • increase
  • innervate
  • inspire
  • kindle
  • liven
  • motivate
  • move
  • pique
  • precipitate
  • refresh
  • rouse
  • speed
  • spring
  • stir
  • urge
  • vitalize
  • vivify
  • innerve
  • make haste
  • shake up
  • vivificate

Antonyms for livening

  • decelerate
  • discourage
  • dissuade
  • halt
  • hinder
  • hurt
  • slow
  • bore
  • calm
  • deaden
  • decrease
  • delay
  • depress
  • deter
  • diminish
  • disenchant
  • lull
  • prohibit
  • quiet
  • repress
  • rest
  • stop
  • wait
  • dull
  • retard
  • weaken
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.