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life-giving

[lahyf-giv-ing]
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  1. imparting, or having the ability to impart, life or vitality; invigorating; vitalizing: life-giving love and praise.

Origin of life-giving

First recorded in 1555–65
Related formslife-giv·er, noun
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Examples from the Web for lifegiving

Historical Examples

  • Nor lifegiving in that tone of thine, livelier polemical Rabaut.

    The French Revolution

    Thomas Carlyle

  • No, he kills the gracious warmth and lifegiving sun, the bright sky, and all nature with its infinite beauty and charm.

    The Duel

    A. I. Kuprin