vivid

vividly, adv.vividness, vividity, n.
/viv"id/, adj.
1. strikingly bright or intense, as color, light, etc.: a vivid green.
2. full of life; lively; animated: a vivid personality.
3. presenting the appearance, freshness, spirit, etc., of life; realistic: a vivid account.
4. strong, distinct, or clearly perceptible: a vivid recollection.
5. forming distinct and striking mental images: a vivid imagination.
[1630-40; < L vividus lively, equiv. to viv(ere) to live (see VITAL) + -idus -ID4]
Syn. 1. bright, brilliant, intense. 2. spirited, vivacious, intense. 3. See picturesque.

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