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- adj. Describing that necessary for life.
- adj. Describing that which creates or engenders life, a source of life.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Giving life or spirit; having power to give life; inspiriting; invigorating.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Giving life or spirit; having power to revivify or animate; inspiriting; invigorating.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. giving or having the power to give life and spirit
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Among those setting the lobsters free was Vikrant Bhasin, a chef from Cambridge, Massachusetts who called the life-giving experience "beautiful."
Mengestu is commenting on the life-giving properties of make-believe, as Jonas tries to save his parents, his job, his marriage with the drama and depth of his tales.
The ancient Egyptians watched helpless each summer as the life-giving Nile receded and left their fields barren.
And where I am going there are no curious fish to create life-giving ripples against vastness.
He decided to create beings made in His image and likeness, and fill them with the gift of His life-giving love, it is within a woman's being -- within her heart and soul -- where His love first established a foundation and home.
Egypt, eternally sensitive about who controls the Nile's life-giving waters, is deeply worried about Sudan's future and fears a new regime in the south may begin diverting the river's waters.
This doctrine points definitively to the New Man, to the “last Adam [who] became a life-giving spirit” (1 Cor 15: 45), the principle of the charity that “never ends” (1 Cor 13: 8).
The $865 million project equipped the semi-autonomous SDO craft to orbit the sun for five years, sending back advanced data about the life-giving star.
May you choose to be a force for life-giving reformation this day, knowing that in faith, nothing is final.
Eight priests from the Toowoomba diocese issued a statement of support for Morris, calling his leadership "constructive, informed and life-giving."