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vivid

viv·id

vivid

 
pronunciation:
vI vihd
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: bright; brilliant; intense.
These tropical birds have vivid coloring.
 
synonyms:
bright, brilliant, radiant, rich
antonyms:
dull
similar words:
colorful, dazzling, effulgent, forceful, garish, gay, intense, powerful, resplendent, shiny, showy, striking, strong
definition 2: full of life and freshness.
Her vivid personality made her a good choice to host the show.
synonyms:
colorful, lively, stirring
similar words:
bright, brisk, dynamic, graphic, living, vivacious
definition 3: capable of evoking distinct images.
Her vivid imagination led her to write fantasy and science fiction.I had a vivid dream last night that seemed absolutely real.
synonyms:
evocative, graphic, picturesque
antonyms:
vague
similar words:
colorful, expressive, lively, moving, pictorial, poignant, provocative, realistic, stirring, true-life
derivations: vividly (adv.), vividness (n.)
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