Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb vivify

2 senses of vivify

Sense 1
animate, recreate, reanimate, revive, renovate, repair, quicken, vivify, revivify -- (give new life or energy to; "A hot soup will revive me"; "This will renovate my spirits"; "This treatment repaired my health")
       => stimulate, arouse, brace, energize, energise, perk up -- (cause to be alert and energetic; "Coffee and tea stimulate me"; "This herbal infusion doesn't stimulate")

Sense 2
vivify -- (make more striking or animated; "his remarks always vivify an otherwise dull story")
       => change, alter, modify -- (cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue")

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