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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 viv·id /ˈvɪvəd/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 viv·id a.
 1. True to the life; exhibiting the appearance of life or freshness; animated; spirited; bright; strong; intense; as, vivid colors.
    In dazzling streaks the vivid lightnings play.   --Cowper.
    Arts which present, with all the vivid charms of painting, the human face and human form divine.   --Bp. Hobart.
 2. Forming brilliant images, or painting in lively colors; lively; sprightly; as, a vivid imagination.
    Body is a fit workhouse for sprightly, vivid faculties to exercise . . . themselves in.   --South.
 Syn: -- Clear; lucid; bright; strong; striking; lively; quick; sprightly; active.
 -- viv*id*ly, adv. -- viv*id*ness, n.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: evoking lifelike images within the mind; "pictorial poetry
             and prose"; "graphic accounts of battle"; "a lifelike
             portrait"; "a vivid description" [syn: graphic, lifelike,
      2: having the clarity and freshness of immediate experience; "a
         vivid recollection"
      3: having striking color; "bright greens"; "brilliant
         tapestries"; "a bird with vivid plumage" [syn: bright, brilliant]
      4: (of color) having the highest saturation; "vivid green";
         "intense blue" [syn: intense]