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 Meanings and Examples of VIVID
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
vivid
 a.  bright; lively; graphic; having striking color
Classic Sentence: (115 in 8 pages)
1  Zeena answered in her every-day tone and, warming to the theme, regaled them with several vivid descriptions of intestinal disturbances among her friends and relatives.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In VII
2  She stood for a moment remembering small things, the avenue of dark cedars leading to Tara, the banks of cape jessamine bushes, vivid green against the white walls, the fluttering white curtains.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LXIII
3  The most vivid thing about her was the fact that her grandmother had been a Van Alstyne.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 3
4  They had not met since their Sunday afternoon walk at Bellomont, and that episode was still so vivid to her that she could hardly believe him to be less conscious of it.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 8
5  Under Morpeth's guidance her vivid plastic sense, hitherto nurtured on no higher food than dress-making and upholstery, found eager expression in the disposal of draperies, the study of attitudes, the shifting of lights and shadows.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 12
6  If they were less vivid in hue, more subdued to the half-tints of her personality and her experience, they were for that very reason better suited to her mental vision.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 14
7  Lily's nature was incapable of such renewal: she could feel other demands only through her own, and no pain was long vivid which did not press on an answering nerve.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 14
8  He stood before her, his hands in his pockets, his chest sturdily expanded under its vivid waistcoat.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 7
9  It was not the stealing sense of sleep, but a vivid wakeful fatigue, a wan lucidity of mind against which all the possibilities of the future were shadowed forth gigantically.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 13
10  That unblinkingly vivid Japanese sun seems the blazing focus of the glassy ocean's immeasurable burning-glass.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 118. The Quadrant.
11  Such vivid pictures came to me that they might have been Mr. Shimerda's memories, not yet faded out from the air in which they had haunted him.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: XIV
12  Let me see, she went on, throwing back her head and narrowing her fine eyes till they shone like two vivid points of light.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In VII
13  It required no very vivid imagination to depict the most frightful scenes through which I should have to pass, in case I failed.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
14  He saw his vivid error, and he was afraid that it would stand before him all his life.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 24
15  Voice and instrument seemed both living, and threw out with vivid sympathy those strains which the ethereal Mozart first conceived as his own dying requiem.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVIII
Example Sentence: (23 in 2 pages)
1  He gave a very vivid and often shocking account/description of his time in prison.
2  He gave a vivid account of his life as a fighter pilot.
3  I had a vivid dream about my old school.
4  The painter brushed over the canvas to bring out a more vivid effect.
5  The changing vivid colours of the sunset fascinated the eye.
6  Clare was the most vivid member of the family.
7  People of my generation who lived through World War II have vivid memories of confusion and incompetence.
8  Senior Labor politician Tony Benn has been publishing diary installments for decades, providing a vivid account of Parliament.
9  The scene is still vivid in my memory.
10  Imagination is sometimes more vivid than reality.
11  The scientist used vivid examples in illustration of his theory.
12  The scientist cited vivid instances in illustration of his theory.
13  All that might sound as if it could be slightly irritating, but it isn't at all because it's written with tremendous verve and vigor - really short, fast, vivid, colorful sentences.
14  That most of us miss the irony is a vivid demonstration of our blindness.
15  The fecundity of his mind is illustrated by the many vivid images in his poems.