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vividadjective

uk   us   /ˈvɪv.ɪd/
B2 Vivid descriptions, memories, etc. produce very clear, powerful, and detailed images in the mind: He gave a very vivid and often shocking account/description of his time in prison. He's one of those people with a very vivid imagination - every time he hears a noise he's convinced it's someone breaking in.B2 very brightly coloured: She was wearing a vivid pink shirt.
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vividly
adverb uk   us   /-li/
B2 I vividly remember my first day at school.
vividness
noun [U] uk   us   /-nəs/
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