enlivening enlivening  /ɛn ˈlaɪ və nɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) giving spirit and vivacity

Usage(s):

  1. By whatever name, the new genre denotes a refreshingly disrespectful spoofing of the culture clash between Germans and foreigners that is enlivening the TV scene.
  2. But in fact she stayed on the job another year, presumably enlivening class but probably not serving Florida's future terribly well.
  3. Judging by their few past performances in international competition, the Russian entry seemed sure to provide some enlivening touches to the games.

News

  1. 'Budo Dog' inspires Budokon classes in Buchanan Park

    A carnival of animals is inhabiting Buchanan Park this summer. Think panthers, gorillas, even Komodo dragons prowling through the turfgrass. Leaping leopards, spinning monkeys and dancing dogs all enlivening the grounds. And you can join them.Classes for Budokon, a graceful hybrid of martial arts an...
    on June 8, 2013     Source: Lancaster Online

  2. Thursday, June 6: Downtown Crossing

    Downtown Crossing is at a crossroads with high rise condos, historic lofts, new restaurants and night spots enlivening the area.
    on June 6, 2013     Source: WCVB Boston

Quotes

  1. "You have to be willing and excited about adventuring, going where no one's gone before," Jefferts Schori said. "There's a piece of that that is enormously enlivening. I think that's a piece of what abundant life is about."
    on Nov 2, 2006 By: Katharine Jefferts Schori Source: Boston Globe (registration)

  2. "This project has been more than 10 years in the making," said Mr Banks. "It is really very rewarding to see it come to fruition. The new theatre will complement the other facilities in the area that contribute so much to enlivening the...
    on Dec 10, 2009 By: John Banks Source: National Business Review

  3. "Maharishi established the practice of group meditation and inspired research on its society-wide influence. This led to the groundbreaking discovery that consciousness is a field, and that by enlivening unity within this field, collective...
    on Feb 5, 2008 By: John Hagelin Source: Fresh News

Word of the Day
engender engender
/ɛn ˈdʒɛn dər /