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1. enliven

verb. ['ɛnˈlaɪvən'] make lively.

Synonyms

  • ginger up
  • animate
  • perk up
  • stimulate
  • inspirit
  • spirit
  • jazz up
  • pep up
  • energise
  • spirit up
  • brace
  • invigorate
  • juice up
  • arouse
  • liven up
  • liven

Antonyms

  • sedate
  • de-energise
  • de-energize
  • insentient

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Words that Rhyme with Enliven

  • bliven
  • niven
  • diven
  • biven
  • ivan

Example sentences of the word enliven


1. Verb, base form
Their stripes get brighter as the fish age, and a school of them can enliven an aquarium.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Experiment and try not to be afraid to take risks as you enliven your sauces.

2. enliven

verb. ['ɛnˈlaɪvən'] heighten or intensify.

Synonyms

  • animate
  • inspire
  • stimulate
  • stir
  • encourage
  • shake
  • shake up
  • invigorate
  • exalt

Antonyms

  • insentience
  • inanimateness
  • inanimate
  • deteriorate
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