Enlive
Enlive En*live", v. t. [Pref. en- + live, a.] To enliven. [Obs.] --Bp. Hall.

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  • enlive — verb To enliven …   Wiktionary

  • enlive — en·live …   English syllables

  • enlive — ə̇nˈlīv, en transitive verb Etymology: probably from en (I) + live, adjective : enliven …   Useful english dictionary

  • enliven — enlivener, n. enliveningly, adv. enlivenment, n. /en luy veuhn/, v.t. 1. to make vigorous or active; invigorate: The wit of Mencken enlivened his age. 2. to make sprightly or cheerful; brighten: Flowers enliven any room. [1625 35; obs. enlive to… …   Universalium

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  • Johannes Galliculus — (Alectorius, Hähnel, Hennel) (ca. 1490 à Dresde; ca. 1550 à Leipzig) était un compositeur et théoricien allemand. On sait peu sur sa vie, il était inscrit en 1505 sous le nom de Hennel à l Université de Leipzig où il resta probablement actif… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • enliven — 1630s, give life to (enlive in same sense is from 1590s); see en (1) make, put in + LIFE (Cf. life) + EN (Cf. en) (1). Meaning make lively or cheerful is from 1690s …   Etymology dictionary

  • enliven — verb make more entertaining or interesting. ↘make more cheerful or animated. Derivatives enlivener noun enlivenment noun Origin C17 (in the sense give life to ): from C16 enlive, inlive (in the same sense) …   English new terms dictionary

  • enliven — en•liv•en [[t]ɛnˈlaɪ vən[/t]] v. t. 1) to make vigorous, active, or lively; invigorate; animate 2) to make sprightly or cheerful; brighten; gladden • Etymology: 1625–35; obs. enlive to give life to (en I+life) + en I en•liv′en•er, n.… …   From formal English to slang

  • enliven — /ɛnˈlaɪvən / (say en luyvuhn), /ən / (say uhn ) verb (t) 1. to make vigorous or active; invigorate. 2. to make sprightly or cheerful; brighten. {obsolete enlive enliven (from en 1 + live2, adjective) + en1} –enlivener, noun –enlivenment …   Australian English dictionary

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