Origin of vivid
Examples from the Web for vividly
I vividly recall, that day and the weeks afterward, people groping for a decent way forward.
On video, Raymond Santana was smug, boastful, and nonchalant by turns, vividly reenacting who did what during the rape.
Has it not been vividly described in all its horror by Eli Wiesel and others?
He vividly remembers Shirley Tilghman, then the president of Princeton, asking for his prediction.Meet the One Numbers-Cruncher Who Foresees Democrats Holding the Senate|Linda Killian|September 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
His letters to them show how their predicament brought his own vividly back to him.Why World War I Is at the Heart of ‘Lord of the Rings’|John Garth|July 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The winter of 1838 and 1839, Mr. Ward says, was vividly impressed upon his mind, being his first experience as a trapper.Seventy Years on the Frontier|Alexander Majors
He said only a word or two; but, as his eyes met hers, Anne blushed—blushed suddenly and vividly.Anne|Constance Fenimore Woolson
How vividly I realized then that the imprisoned miner would give a world of gold, his former god, for a ray of light.Etidorhpa or the End of Earth.|John Uri Lloyd
She who never before had vividly seen herself as married to a man!Hilda Lessways|Arnold Bennett
Without fully being aware of it, until the thing was done, Mary-Clare got vividly into the story.At the Crossroads|Harriet T. Comstock
British Dictionary definitions for vividly
Word Origin for vivid
Word Origin and History for vividly
1630s, from Latin vividus "spirited, animated, lively," from vivus "alive," from PIE *gwei- (see vital). Extension to colors is first recorded 1660s. Sense of "strong, distinct" (as of memories, etc.) is from 1680s; that of "very active or intense" (as of imagination, interest, etc.) is from 1853. Related: Vividly; vividness.