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Word: vivid

Definition: (of light or color) bright and distinct; evoking lifelike mental images; Ex. vivid red hair/description


Sentences Containing 'vivid'

"SPIN" Magazine gave the record 7 out of 10 stars, calling it "vivid" and "haunting."
'As the eastern sky grew brighter, and the light of the day came on and its vivid colouring returned upon the world once more, I scanned the view keenly.
'I nodded, pointed to the sun, and gave them such a vivid rendering of a thunderclap as startled them.
According to the Sky Television documentary "Porno Valley", Woodward attempted to join Vivid Entertainment when she first entered the adult industry.
And to my thinking it was done at the dictates of the vivid mental impression he wished his drawing to convey.
As soon as Hemingway returned to Finca VigĂ­a in Cuba, he began work on a book about the safari, wanting to write while it was still vivid in his memory.
At this moment there was a tremendous clap of thunder, accompanied by a flash of lightning so vivid, that it quite eclipsed the light of the lamp.''
Autumn is the most vivid and colorful season in the national park.
Besides, mother, remark how vivid his eye, how raven black his hair, and his brow, though so pale, is free from wrinkles, he is not only vigorous, but also young.''
By 1899, Crean had advanced to the rate of petty officer, second class and was serving in "Vivid".
By 1904-05, Metzinger began to favor the abstract qualities of larger brushstrokes and vivid colors.
Carl Linnaeus visited the mine and produced a vivid description of the life of the miners.
cried Starbuck to the crew, suddenly admonished to vigilance by the vivid lightning that had just been darting flambeaux, to light Ahab to his post.
Everyday life in Indonesia became his constant theme, in which he put tones to bold colors and vivid scenery.
Exposed in Paris to Post-Impressionism and Fauvism, she adopted a vivid palette and used red or blue contouring lines.
Fantasizers become absorbed within their vivid and realistic mental imagery.
From Newcastle she brought with her a vivid memory of the "dock-rats", English orphans on the Newcastle quay.
GFF operates a Studio system program with exclusive contract performers similar to Vivid Entertainment's "Vivid Girls".
He added the last words, after there had been a vivid flash which had shown him lounging in the window.
He is so vivid that Janet can see and talk to them.
His mother scorns him for his vivid imagination, and taunts him because he spoiled his chances with Ingrid, the daughter of the richest farmer.
His poetry also excels in creating vivid sense of humor.
I say, then, that belief is nothing but a more vivid, lively, forcible, firm, steady conception of an object, than what the imagination alone is ever able to attain.
In autumn forests they appear vivid in the maples, oaks, sourwood, sweetgums, dogwoods, tupelos, cherry trees and persimmons.
In his personal work, he explored the depiction of vivid and extreme ranges of human psychology and emotion.
In some lights, viewed even from a hilltop, it is of a vivid green next the shore.
It made a more vivid red than ordinary Kermes.
It must present the form of things in a more vivid manner than we ordinarily see them in nature.
Ives School and their art was characterised by use of vivid and often non-naturalistic colour and the use of bold technique above form.
Late 17th century was also marked by a vivid intellectual and artistic activity.
Now I do not suppose that as a matter of mechanical accuracy this was so, but the impression of the eyes seen as part of a vivid impression of the head is seldom that they are the same size.
On the contrary, all impressions, that is, all sensations, either outward or inward, are strong and vivid: the limits between them are more exactly determined: nor is it easy to fall into any error or mistake with regard to them.
She appeared in over 300 pornographic films under the name "Violet Blue", several of which were produced by Wicked Pictures and Vivid Entertainment.
Since it was translucent, thin layers of red lac were built up or glazed over a more opaque dark color to create a particularly deep and vivid color.
Subsequent REM stages increase in duration, so the last REM stage before awakening is the longest and most vivid.
Suicide, as a theme, is evident also from the use of vivid imagery, as well as the heavy hearted tone conveyed through Emily's use of caesura and interjection.
That picture of it was still as clear and vivid to me as a photograph.
That unblinkingly vivid Japanese sun seems the blazing focus of the glassy ocean's immeasurable burning-glass.
The interest in it is vivid and constant; the interest in other topics is fleeting.
The recording was acquired by Vivid Entertainment, who plans to distribute the tape as "Kendra Exposed".
The Romans liked bright colors, and many Roman villas were decorated with vivid red murals.
The thought process is non-logical and often bizarre, sensation and perception is vivid but created internally by the brain, and the body's movements are inhibited.
The vivid bass line illustrates the crushing of the serpent's head.
The Zoot Suit Riots were vivid incidents of racial violence against Latinos (e.g. Mexican-Americans) in Los Angeles in 1943.
These contain some vivid poetical descriptions, but are in the main treatises in poetical form.
These unanswered questions find a home in my work, which evokes the mystery, fear and irony of those vivid memories of my past. I do not claim to understand these questions.
Throughout the rest of the season, Martin experienced disturbing and vivid flashbacks to all of the shootings in which he had been involved.
Trudging home, Fran Hunter's eye is drawn to a vivid splash of colour on the white ground, ravens circling above.
With Mr. Cable along to see for you, and describe and explain and illuminate, a jog through that old quarter is a vivid pleasure.
Yet it was busy, too, with all the remembrances the place naturally awakened; and they were particularly distinct and vivid.

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