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Meaning of liven

liv•en

Pronunciation: (lī'vun), [key]
— v.t.
  1. to put life into; rouse; enliven; cheer (often fol. by up): What can we do to liven up the party?
—v.i.
  1. to become more lively; brighten (usually fol. by up): If this party doesn't liven up soon, let's leave.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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