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  • v. Present participle of vivify.


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  • But the reason why this deliverance is attributed to that subject, arises from the cause of deliverance, that is, the vivifying Spirit, which Spirit, as it exists in Christ and is to be obtained in him, is likewise in "those who are in Christ Jesus."

    The Works of James Arminius, Vol. 2

  • Whether this quality be simply a stimulus exciting the egg into animal action, which may be called a vivifying principle, or whether part of it be actually conjoined with the egg is not yet determined, though the latter seems more probable from the frequent resemblance of the fetus to the male parent.

    The Botanic Garden A Poem in Two Parts. Part 1: the Economy of Vegetation

  • Arid let it not be overlooked that this was the time of Poland's intellectual renascence ” a time when the influence of man over man is greater than at other times, he being, as it were, charged with a kind of vivifying electricity.

    Frederic Chopin as a Man and Musician

  • Rueffert found it vivifying just to be around food and to watch people eating.

    Hans Rueffert, Chef Without Stomach, Recovers From Cancer And Writes Cookbook (VIDEO)

  • The exchange continued for a little over a year, until both men became absorbed in other projects, but while it lasted, Mr. Neumeyer says, "we were both sparked into spurts of vivifying and shared creativity."

    Gorey's Flights of Fancy

  • Best, then, during these dark times, to go inside and seek the vivifying energy within our own deepest selves.

    Donna Henes: Counting Down To The Winter Solstice

  • This involvement, from the initial choice to the final test, is an extended magickal act, imbued with Satanic essence – creating and presenting sinister energies, aiding the development of Satanic skill and character, drawing the members together in a vivifying way.

    Satanism Exposed: The ONA Fake Org | Disinformation

  • Rocks without ch'i are dead rocks, as bones without the same vivifying spirit are dry bare bones.

    Learning to draw rocks and mountains

  • François's obsession with regaining a foothold in Italy is so important to understanding much of his foreign policy, as well as his efforts at vivifying the art scene in France.

    The Impossible Dream

  • Philosophy, however enlightened, however profound, gives no command over the wow gold, no influential motives, no vivifying principles.

    Live from the Alliance of Youth Movements Summit


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