One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘a vivid blue Mediterranean sea’
bright, bright-coloured, colourful, deep-coloured, brilliant, glowing, radiant, vibrant, strong, bold, deep, intense, rich, warm, flaming, flamboyant, glaring, eye-catching
dull, washed out
2‘Dickens provides us with a vivid account of nineteenth-century urban poverty’
graphic, evocative, realistic, true to life, lifelike, faithful, authentic, clear, crystal clear, detailed, lucid, striking, arresting, impressive, colourful, highly coloured, rich, dramatic, picturesque, lively, stimulating, interesting, fascinating, scintillating
memorable, unforgettable, powerful, stirring, affecting, emotive, moving, haunting
3‘she had a deep voice and a strikingly vivid personality’
dynamic, flamboyant, striking, strong, powerful, fiery, lively, animated, spirited, vibrant, vital, vigorous, energetic, vivacious, zestful
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