• (RP) IPA: /ɛnˈlaɪvən/

enliven (enlivens, present participle enlivening; past and past participle enlivened)

  1. (archaic, transitive) To give life or spirit to; to revive or animate.
  2. (transitive) To make more lively, cheerful or interesting.
    The game was much enlivened when both teams scored within five minutes of each other.
Synonyms Translations
  • Portuguese: avivar
  • Russian: оживля́ть
  • Spanish: avivar, amenizar

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