Vivify vs Sharpen - What's the difference?

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Vivify is a related term of sharpen.


As verbs the difference between vivify and sharpen

is that vivify is to bring to life while sharpen is (transitive|sometimes|figurative) to make sharp.

vivify

English

Verb

  • To bring to life.
  • To impart vitality.
  • sharpen

    English

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • (transitive, sometimes, figurative) To make sharp
  • * (Edmund Burke) (1729-1797)
  • He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill.
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  • , volume=189, issue=7, page=26, magazine=(The Guardian Weekly) , title= How algorithms rule the world , passage=The use of algorithms in policing is one example of their increasing influence on our lives.

    Antonyms

    * blunt

    Derived terms

    * sharpener