enlivened enlivened  /ɛn ˈlaɪ vənd/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) made sprightly or cheerful
  2. (adj) made lively or spirited

Usage(s):

  1. Twenty pioneers of human expression who enlightened and enlivened us Brando, Dylan, Sinatra, Winfrey, more.
  2. In the dimmed cabin light, his dark, impassive face seemed enlivened only by his big, shiny, compelling eyes.
  3. Norman has a protracted barking contest with the dog, and spars a round with Torres, demonstrating the killer-wombat style with which he has enlivened so many Manhattan parties.

News

  1. Sunken Garden Poetry Festival Hosts Strong Lineup

    Two Pulitzer Winners, Obama's Inaugural Poet Part Of Hill-Stead Series Two Pulitzer Prize winners. A former U.S. poet laureate. President Obama's 2013 Inaugural poet. A "poet of witness" who champions human rights. This year's Sunken Garden Poetry Prize-winner, and students whose "fresh voices" have enlivened state poetry competitions. That is the impressive line-up for the 21st Sunken Garden ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Hartford Courant

  2. Iain Banks Dies: Scottish Author Dead At 59

    By Belinda Goldsmith LONDON, June 9 (Reuters) - Novelist Iain Banks, who enlivened Scottish literature for three decades with his dark humour, has died from cancer just days before the release of his 27th and final novel "The Quarry".
    on June 10, 2013     Source: The Huffington Post

  3. Scottish author Iain Banks dies of cancer, aged 59

    By Belinda Goldsmith LONDON (Reuters) - Novelist Iain Banks, who enlivened Scottish literature for three decades with his dark humor, has died from cancer just days before the release of his 27th and final novel "The Quarry". Banks announced he was suffering from the disease in April and said he had asked his partner, the author Adele Hartley, if "she will do me the honor of becoming my widow ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. As Tuqiri, who had lunch with the pair before they all headed to a Wallabies training session, explained: "Meeting guys like Ryley brings you back to earth, and you can only be enlivened by what he has achieved. We are really honoured to have him...
    on Oct 9, 2008 By: Lote Tuqiri Source: Stuff.co.nz

  2. "Brother Barack has enlivened black people to possibility," Farrakhan said. "And we must not let that energy die. And we must not allow our people to live in a false world, a euphoria that would give way to great despair if we don't take on...
    on Mar 1, 2009 By: Louis Farrakhan Source: Chicago Tribune

  3. "These great values have enlivened our national soul for more than a century," Mr Rudd said. "They have shaped our past, they steel us for the present, and they secure our future."
    on Jan 25, 2009 By: Kevin Rudd Source: The Age

Word of the Day
languish languish
/ˈlæŋɡ wɪʃ /