vivid

Definition of vivid

viv´id   Pronunciation: vĭv´ĭd
a.1.True to the life; exhibiting the appearance of life or freshness; animated; spirited; bright; strong; intense; as, vivid colors.
In dazzling streaks the vivid lightnings play.
- Cowper.
Arts which present, with all the vivid charms of painting, the human face and human form divine.
- Bp. Hobart.
2.Forming brilliant images, or painting in lively colors; lively; sprightly; as, a vivid imagination.
Body is a fit workhouse for sprightly, vivid faculties to exercise . . . themselves in.
- South.

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