Antonyms of ENLIVENING

Examples of usage:

  1. This part of the ride just out of Sausalito was always more or less depressing unless a combination of full tide and vivid sunshine gave its muddy stretches the enlivening grace of sky- blue reflections. "The Blood Red Dawn" by Charles Caldwell Dobie
  2. She was a handsome woman and much sought after, but she had often devoted an hour to enlivening his forced idleness when there were more exciting occupations open to her. "Blake's Burden" by Harold Bindloss
  3. Much, he said regretfully, as I hate to spoil an enlivening theory- no. "The Pirates of Ersatz" by Murray Leinster
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