viva-, vivi-, vivo-, viv-
(Latin: life, alive)
2. The development of interest, variety, and intensity.
Scintillate, scintillate, globule vivific!
Fain would I fathom thy nature specific,
Distantly poised in the ether capacious,
Closely resembling a gem carbonaceous.
Twinkle, twinkle, little star!
How I wonder what you are,
Up above the world so high,
Like a diamond in the sky.
2. Etymology: from Latin vivificare, "to make alive, to give life to, to restore to life".
2. The act of being restored to life; revival.
3. Trimming of the surface layer of a wound to aid the union of tissues.
4. Transformation of protein through assimilation into the living matter of cellular organisms.
2. That which gives new life, or energy, to something.
2. To give liveliness to something: Tom and Susan tried to vivify their home by painting each room a different color.
3. To make more lively, intense, or striking; to enliven: Mrs. Smart wanted to vivify her English lessons in the 10th grade in Germany by inviting a native speaker in to talk about the life of teenagers in the U.S.
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Most mammals and some other animals are viviparous.2. Giving birth to living young which develop within the maternal body; not hatched from external eggs.
3. Giving birth to living young, in distinction to oviparous, or egg-laying.
4. A description of a plant with seeds that germinate and develop into seedlings before being shed from the parent plant; such as, a mangrove.
Nourishment of the embryo is derived directly from the mother, and the young are released at birth.