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

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

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

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

    a vivid description/account:

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

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

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