Definitions

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  • adj. lively; animated; forcible

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Long live, that is, success to
  • adj. Lively; animated; forcible.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Lively; vivid; vivacious; forcible. Bacon, War with Spain.
  • Bright; clear; distinct.
  • Long live: as, vive le roi, long live the king; vive la bagatelle, success to trifles or sport.

Etymologies

Latin vivus: compare French vif. See vivid. (Wiktionary)

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