Vivified
Vivify Viv"i*fy, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Vivified}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Vivifying}.] [F. vivifier, L. vivificare. See {Vivid}, {-fy}; cf. {Vivificate}.] To endue with life; to make to be living; to quicken; to animate. [1913 Webster]

Sitting on eggs doth vivify, not nourish. --Bacon. [1913 Webster]


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