(vv"d), a. [L. vividus, from vivere to life; akin to vivus living. See Quick, a., and cf. Revive, Viand, Victuals, Vital.] 1. True to the life; exhibiting the appearance of life or freshness; animated; spirited; bright; strong; intense; as, vivid colors.
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In dazzling streaks the vivid lightnings play.
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Arts which present, with all the vivid charms of painting, the human face and human form divine.
Bp. Hobart.
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2. Forming brilliant images, or painting in lively colors; lively; sprightly; as, a vivid imagination.
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Body is a fit workhouse for sprightly, vivid faculties to exercise . . . themselves in.
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Syn. -- Clear; lucid; bright; strong; striking; lively; quick; sprightly; active.
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-- viv"id*ly, adv. -- viv"id*ness, n.
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