ETYM From Live.
1. Alive; active.
2. Full of life and interest.
3. Dwelling or inhabiting; often used in combination.
4. Pertaining to living persons.
5. Still in active use.
6. True to life; lifelike.
7. (Used of minerals or stone) In its natural state and place; not mined or quarried.
8. (Intensifier) Absolute.