What is the opposite of dull?

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Adjective
Opposite for lacking in interest or excitement
“The bands were excellent and the music festival turned out to be a rather exciting event.”
Adjective
(of an edge or blade) Opposite for not sharp
“It was a relief to be able to chop my onions easily with a sharp knife.”
Adjective
(of the weather) Opposite for cloudy or overcast
“The view from the top of the building is spectacular, especially on a bright day when the city unfolds beneath you in all its glory.”
Adjective
Opposite for lacking brightness, vividness, or sheen
“The room's bright colors form a good contrasting background for several restrained artworks which adorn the walls.”
Adjective
(of a noise or sound) Opposite for not clear or muffled
“A loud wail emanated from the giant speakers as Joe began playing his guitar.”
Adjective
(of activity) Opposite for sluggish or slow-moving
“The office and its staff always seem very lively when Friday rolls around.”
Adjective
(of a person) Opposite for slow of understanding
“He was considered an intelligent student in his school years, and would go on to become a successful and respected businessman.”
Verb
Opposite for to decrease in intensity
“The addition of some salt and pepper will really help to accentuate the already fine flavor of this dish.”
Verb
Opposite for to decrease in sensitivity
“If you quit smoking, you will probably resensitize your senses of taste and smell.”
Verb
(of colors) Opposite for to render pale or less bright
“The afternoon sun would shine through the open windows to brighten our home.”
Verb
Opposite for to put a damper on one's mood or enthusiasm
“You need a nice, relaxing holiday to raise your spirits.”
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