[ US /ɛnˈɫaɪvənd/ ]
[ UK /ɛnlˈa‍ɪvənd/ ]
  1. made lively or spirited
    a meal enlivened by the music
    a spirited debate
  2. made sprightly or cheerful
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How To Use enlivened In A Sentence

  • I have returned to campus enlivened by a sense of professional renewal, and I have developed course syllabi, assignments, and activities that incorporate many ideas from my fellowship experiences.
  • A stroll down a supermarket aisle is enlivened by signs such as this one: June « 2009 « Sentence first
  • a life unenlivened by romance
  • His complex philosophies are enlivened by often hilarious cracks. Times, Sunday Times
  • The mid-afternoon sun shone down from a sky only occasionally enlivened by the odd fluffy cloud.
  • They exchanged banter over their desks, argued about clients and enlivened their team meetings with fierce exchanges. Times, Sunday Times
  • But the story is enlivened by photographs, Evon Zerbetz's striking linocut illustrations, and excerpts from the Marzluffs' journals, which add a certain immediacy to recollections now more two decades old: "We hear the deck and even the trees popping, like shots from a rifle, especially when the temperature drops ­below 0° F," Colleen writes. Coming of Age as a Bird of Prey
  • In a provincial war office, a young woman, Eve, placidly attacks her work (she is a coder), her days enlivened by the gossip of her female colleagues and the joshing of the Big Bad Wolves, a couple of lippy sergeants.
  • When the Technos is enlivened by Bios we get artifacts that can adapt, learn and evolve.
  • The gable is ‘enlivened with twisting colonnettes, leaded windows in arched openings, and quatrefoils.’
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