Translation of enliven in Spanish:

enliven

Pronunciation: /ɪnˈlaɪvən/

vt

  • [conversation/person] animar; [room/place] darle* vida or alegría a, alegrar
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    • And as a prolific writer armed with wit, his articles enlivened the pages of the magazines.
    • Set in a Fife factory and drawn from personal experiences, the bleak subject is enlivened with humour and wit.
    • Entertainment workers enlivened the rally with their acts.
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    • What enlivens us and mobilizes the will to live in each of us is profoundly unique.
    • Their words, she says, not only enliven her but also help jog her memory about speeches she's given during the past 15 years.
    • The music of Laurie Lewis will surprise you, enliven you, and cause you to reflect - just like bird songs themselves.

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