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synonyms for vivifying

  • animating
  • appealing
  • arousing
  • bracing
  • challenging
  • electrifying
  • energizing
  • enlivening
  • exhilarating
  • gripping
  • inspiring
  • interesting
  • invigorating
  • moving
  • quickening
  • rousing
  • stirring
  • thrilling
  • titillating
  • vitalizing
  • adrenalizing
  • breathtaking
  • hair-raising
  • hectic
  • lively
  • provocative
  • spine-tingling
  • thought-provoking

antonyms for vivifying

MOST RELEVANT
  • boring
  • depressing
  • discouraging
  • dull
  • unexciting
  • unstimulating
  • upsetting
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How to use vivifying in a sentence

The conditions under which this vivifying tide is received have their origin in the planetary motion.
OUTLINES OF THE EARTH'S HISTORYNATHANIEL SOUTHGATE SHALER
The soul does this by vivifying it more; or rather, the soul does not attach herself thereto, but draws it to herself.
PLOTINOS: COMPLETE WORKS, V. 3PLOTINOS (PLOTINUS)
The political aspirations that spring from the soil on which the vivifying beams of royalty have fallen never lack reapers.
COURT BEAUTIES OF OLD WHITEHALLW. R. H. TROWBRIDGE
Animals, plants, and even minerals were supposed to possess vivifying spirits, and above them all was a supreme principle.
AN EPITOME OF THE HISTORY OF MEDICINEROSWELL PARK
It may be said that a young career never bloomed under a more vivifying sun.
COURT BEAUTIES OF OLD WHITEHALLW. R. H. TROWBRIDGE
It entered the lungs in a pure, vivifying stream like an elixir of life, and sent the blood dancing through the veins.
BOYHOOD IN NORWAYHJALMAR HJORTH BOYESEN
There are fewer references in Scripture to the vivifying effects of sunlight upon vegetation than we might have expected.
THE ASTRONOMY OF THE BIBLEE. WALTER MAUNDER
On Balfour indeed, as on others with like views, the immediate effect of the Origin was the opposite of vivifying.
MAKERS OF BRITISH BOTANY; A COLLECTION OF BIOGRAPHIES BY LIVING BOTANISTSVARIOUS
The sun, gently rising in the horizon, spread its vivifying heat over nature, which seemed smiling on it.
THE PIRATES OF THE PRAIRIESGUSTAVE AIMARD
Every verse, every half verse, adds a characterizing circumstance, a vivifying image.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 57, NO. 356, JUNE, 1845VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO VIVIFYING

  • energizing
  • exciting
  • invigorating
  • rousing
  • stimulating
  • vitalizing
  • vivifying
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