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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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noun- The action of making vigorous or active; The action of making sprightly or cheerful; The action of brightening; The state or fact of making vigorous or active;

Usage examples (33)
  • Verb (used with object) : The wit of Mencken enlivened his age. ,Flowers enliven any room
  • Originally conceived as an impressionistic portrait of Spencer, the image broadened into the enlivenment of her popular concept of the "under thirty" generation.
  • And the older people, while they enjoy the spiritual enlivenment of the revival, also come under the power of social enjoyment and give themselves over to a season of...
  • Their anger with the corporation was ironically but nevertheless predictably an enlivenment of their musical sensibility, for their new album would be a declaration of... for more
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