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adjective British English pronunciation: vivid /ˈvɪvɪd/
  1. 1
    having or producing very clear and detailed images in the mind

    I've been having extraordinarily vivid dreams recently.

    vivid memory/recollection:

    I have a vivid memory of the first time we met.

    a vivid description/account:

    I loved my father's vivid descriptions of foreign cities.

    paint a vivid picture (=describe something very clearly):

    The novel paints a vivid picture of life in the jungle.

  2. 2
    a vivid example of something shows very clearly that something exists or is true

    The incident is a vivid illustration of the hysteria currently gripping the nation.

  3. 3
    a vivid colour is strong and bright

    vivid green leaves

    Marine fish have beautiful vivid colours.

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I still remember it vividly.


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