Pronunciation: (viv'id), [key]
1. strikingly bright or intense, as color, light, etc.: a vivid green.
2. full of life; lively; animated: a vivid personality.
3. presenting the appearance, freshness, spirit, etc., of life; realistic: a vivid account.
4. strong, distinct, or clearly perceptible: a vivid recollection.
5. forming distinct and striking mental images: a vivid imagination.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.