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He rubbed his head to relieve the pressure on his brain, and to vivify his ideas.

The abstract which we have made does not vivify us sufficiently.

Even your overflow of life would not suffice long to vivify me.

Yet what distant corner of the system do they not cheer and vivify?

Let us cheer them with our bounty, and vivify them with words of joy and hope.

They seemed to vivify, as her discontent and restlessness grew.

The teachers' meeting is not so much to get facts as to vivify and arrange them.

The picture is complete in itself; I have only to vivify its colors during the performance.

It signifies to vivify, sustain, or support one's self in being or existence.

So, also, it ought to vivify pantomime and accompany the stage pictures.

WORD ORIGIN

1590s, from Old French vivifier (12c.), from Late Latin vivificare "make alive, restore to life," from vivificus "enlivening," from Latin vivus "alive" (see vivid) + root of facere "to make" (see factitious). Vivificate in same sense is recorded from early 15c.

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