Definition of "revivify" [re•viv•i•fy]

  • To impart new life, energy, or spirit to. See Synonyms at revive. (verb-transitive)

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Use "revivify" in a sentence
  • "Not only did Orwell write Animal Farm to revivify Stalinism's monstrous orchestrations of terror and deception; he reported them "on the ground" in the Spanish Civil War in 1937."
  • "But maybe by this token Cooke is to be admired for his risk-taking and for bravely trying to revivify a painterly figurative tradition that stretches from Rembrandt through to Bacon."
  • "But the narrative for the film is based in fact, tracing Dan's real journey to Ukraine and telling the story of his attempt to revivify his ancestor's Zorokovich vodka distillery by rebranding it for western markets."