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life-giving

[ lahyf-giv-ing ]
/ ˈlaɪfˌgɪv ɪŋ /
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adjective
imparting, or having the ability to impart, life or vitality; invigorating; vitalizing: life-giving love and praise.
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Origin of life-giving

First recorded in 1555–65

OTHER WORDS FROM life-giving

life-giver, noun
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How to use life-giving in a sentence

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

    The French Revolution|Thomas Carlyle
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