[viv-id] /ˈvɪv ɪd/
strikingly bright or intense, as color, light, etc.:
a vivid green.
full of life; lively; animated:
a vivid personality.
presenting the appearance, freshness, spirit, etc., of life; realistic:
a vivid account.
strong, distinct, or clearly perceptible:
a vivid recollection.
forming distinct and striking mental images:
a vivid imagination.
(of a colour) very bright; having a very high saturation or purity; produced by a pure or almost pure colouring agent
brilliantly coloured: vivid plumage
conveying to the mind striking realism, freshness, or trueness to life; graphic: a vivid account
(of a recollection, memory, etc) remaining distinct in the mind
(of the imagination, etc) prolific in the formation of lifelike images
making a powerful impact on the emotions or senses: a vivid feeling of shame
uttered, operating, or acting with vigour: vivid expostulations
full of life or vitality: a vivid personality
1630s, from Latin vividus “spirited, animated, lively,” from vivus “alive,” from PIE *gwei- (see vital). Extension to colors is first recorded 1660s. Sense of “strong, distinct” (as of memories, etc.) is from 1680s; that of “very active or intense” (as of imagination, interest, etc.) is from 1853. Related: Vividly; vividness.
[oh-ver-vohl-tij] /ˈoʊ vərˌvoʊl tɪdʒ/ noun 1. Electricity. excess . 2. Physics. the amount by which the applied to an ionization chamber exceeds the Geiger-Müller threshold. /ˈəʊvəˌvəʊltɪdʒ/ noun 1. a voltage above the normal level
[wawrm] /wɔrm/ adjective, warmer, warmest. 1. having or giving out a moderate degree of heat, as perceived by the senses: a warm bath. 2. of or at a moderately high temperature; characterized by comparatively high temperature: a warm oven; a warm climate; a warm summer. 3. having a sensation of bodily heat: to be warm […]
[oh-ver-woch] /ˌoʊ vərˈwɒtʃ/ verb (used with object) 1. to over. 2. Archaic. to weary by keeping awake. /ˌəʊvəˈwɒtʃ/ verb (transitive) 1. to watch over 2. (archaic) to fatigue with long watching or lack of sleep
[oh-ver-wair] /ˌoʊ vərˈwɛər/ verb (used with object), overwore, overworn, overwearing. 1. to use or excessively; out; exhaust; tax: needlessly overwearing her best workers; phrases overworn by repetition.