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Involving or requiring physical exertion and energy:
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  1. Involving or requiring physical exertion and energy:
  2. Producing an intended action or effect:
  3. Erupting or liable to erupt; not dormant:
Forceful; effective:
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  1. Forceful; effective:
  2. Living or growing with full vital strength; strong; robust
  3. Physically strong and active.
Of or relating to energy.
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  1. Of or relating to energy.
  2. Of, having, or showing energy; vigorous; forceful
  3. Possessing, exerting, or displaying energy.
Full of liveliness and activity; characterized by quickness of motion or action; lively; spirited; quick.
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  1. Full of liveliness and activity; characterized by quickness of motion or action; lively; spirited; quick.
  2. Quick in manner or movement; energetic
  3. Active; busy
(Obs.) Skillful or clever
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  1. (Obs.) Skillful or clever
  2. Characterized by earnest, steady effort; hardworking; diligent
  3. Energetic in application to work or study.
Concerned with or recording data pertinent to lives:
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  1. Concerned with or recording data pertinent to lives:
  2. Extremely important; essential:
  3. Necessary to the continuation of life; life-sustaining:
Occurring, achieved, or acquired in a relatively brief period of time:
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  1. Occurring, achieved, or acquired in a relatively brief period of time:
  2. Done or occurring immediately:
  3. Perceiving or responding with speed and sensitivity; keen:
Moving quickly and lightly
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  1. Moving quickly and lightly
  2. Quick, light, or agile in movement or action; deft:
  3. Quick, clever, and acute in devising or understanding:
Full of life; active, nimble, brisk, etc., esp. though elderly
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  1. Full of life; active, nimble, brisk, etc., esp. though elderly
  2. Lively, active, and brisk; vigorous.
(Informal) Irritable.
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  1. (Informal) Irritable.
  2. Lively or energetic; brisk:
  3. (Informal) Brisk, vigorous, or lively
Full of or characterized by energy and high spirits; lively.
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  1. Full of or characterized by energy and high spirits; lively.
  2. Full of pep; energetic, cheerful, and vigorous; bouncy
  3. (Informal) Full of pep, or energy; brisk; vigorous; spirited
(Informal) Full of vim and energy; brisk
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  1. (Informal) Full of vim and energy; brisk
  2. Lively, quick and energetic
Made or depicted using animation:
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  1. Made or depicted using animation:
  2. (FILMS & VIDEO) Of or having to do with an animated cartoon or its preparation
  3. Filled with activity, vigor, or spirit; lively:
Having a (specified) character, mood, or disposition
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  1. Having a (specified) character, mood, or disposition
  2. Full of spirit; lively; energetic; animated
  3. Lively, vigorous, animated or courageous.
Full of life and animation
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  1. Full of life and animation
  2. Characterized by an attractive or pleasing liveliness of spirit
  3. Full of animation and spirit; lively:
Full of energy and spirit; lively, brisk, etc.
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  1. Full of energy and spirit; lively, brisk, etc.
Joyous and lively; merry; happy; lighthearted
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  1. Joyous and lively; merry; happy; lighthearted
  2. (Slang) Odd, inept, pathetic, etc.
  3. Bright or lively, especially in color:
Full of cheer; joyful
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  1. Full of cheer; joyful
  2. Filling with cheer; bright and attractive
  3. Noticeably happy and optimistic.
Sprightly or lively; saucy; jaunty
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  1. Sprightly or lively; saucy; jaunty
  2. Jaunty and appealing; sprightly:
  3. Buoyant and self-confident; briskly cheerful.
  1. Dapper or stylish.
  2. Having or expressing a buoyant or self-confident air:
  3. Ostentatiously self-confident.
Having a proud or unbroken spirit:
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  1. Having a proud or unbroken spirit:
  2. Vivacious; lively:
  3. Having or showing a courageous or bold spirit
Full of high spirits; effervescent:
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  1. Full of high spirits; effervescent:
  2. (Informal) Cheerful, lively.
  3. Full of, giving off, or like bubbles
Giving off gas bubbles; bubbling up; foaming
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  1. Giving off gas bubbles; bubbling up; foaming
  2. Lively and high-spirited; vivacious
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  1. Easily bounced
  2. Lively, exuberant, energetic
  3. Lively; energetic:
Having buoyancy; able to float
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  1. Having buoyancy; able to float
  2. Lighthearted; gay:
  3. Having or marked by buoyancy:
Inclined to frisk about
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  1. Inclined to frisk about
  2. Lively; playful; frolicsome
  3. Energetic, lively, and playful:
Cheerful; lively; bright
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  1. Cheerful; lively; bright
  2. Showing or suggesting good spirits; cheerful:
Unrestrained or lavish, as in decoration; extravagant:
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  1. Unrestrained or lavish, as in decoration; extravagant:
  2. Characterized by good health and high spirits; full of life; uninhibited
  3. Full of unrestrained enthusiasm or joy:
Boiling or seeming to boil; bubbling.
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  1. Boiling or seeming to boil; bubbling.
  2. Overflowing with enthusiasm, high spirits, etc.; exuberant
  3. Zestfully enthusiastic.
Of a beverage, especially an alcoholic beverage, containing dissolved carbon dioxide (either naturally or that has been added) that comes out of solution in the form of many tiny bubbles.
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  1. Of a beverage, especially an alcoholic beverage, containing dissolved carbon dioxide (either naturally or that has been added) that comes out of solution in the form of many tiny bubbles.
  2. Of an object, reflecting light as if giving off tiny sparks.
(Informal) Cheerful and sprightly; in good spirits
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  1. (Informal) Cheerful and sprightly; in good spirits
  2. In lively spirits; cheerful.
Making chirping noises.
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  1. Making chirping noises.
  2. In a good mood; happy and energetic.
  3. (Informal) Cheerful and lively; merry
Pleasantly stimulating:
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  1. Pleasantly stimulating:
  2. Full of zest.
  3. Exceptionally attractive or appealing:
Extraordinary; remarkable
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  1. Extraordinary; remarkable
  2. Inducing enthusiasm or excitement; stirring:
  3. Used as an intensive:
Tending to provoke or stimulate.
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  1. Tending to provoke or stimulate.
  2. Provoking or tending to provoke, as to action, thought, feeling, etc.; stimulating, erotic, irritating, etc.
Having a manner that stimulates.
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Producing an intended action or effect:
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  1. Producing an intended action or effect:
  2. Involving or requiring physical exertion and energy:
  3. Erupting or liable to erupt; not dormant:
Full of spirit of life; effervescing, as liquors; sparkling; as, brisk cider.
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  1. Full of spirit of life; effervescing, as liquors; sparkling; as, brisk cider.
  2. Full of liveliness and activity; characterized by quickness of motion or action; lively; spirited; quick.
  3. Active; busy
Relating to or tending toward change or productive activity
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  1. Relating to or tending toward change or productive activity
  2. Characterized by much activity and vigor, especially in bringing about change; energetic and forceful.
  3. Energetic; vigorous; forceful
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  1. Possessing, exerting, or displaying energy.
  2. Of or relating to energy.
  3. Of, having, or showing energy; vigorous; forceful
With assertive force; powerful.
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  1. With assertive force; powerful.
  2. Characterized by or full of force; effective:
  3. Full of force; powerful, vigorous, effective, cogent, etc.
Of or caused by motion
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  1. Of or caused by motion
  2. Of, relating to, or produced by motion.
  3. Energetic or dynamic
Full of energy and spirit; lively, brisk, etc.
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  1. Full of energy and spirit; lively, brisk, etc.
Requiring great effort, energy, or exertion:
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  1. Requiring great effort, energy, or exertion:
  2. Vigorously active; energetic or zealous:
Living or growing with full vital strength; strong; robust
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  1. Living or growing with full vital strength; strong; robust
  2. Growing or spreading rapidly:
  3. Physically strong and active.
Full of or characterized by energy and high spirits; lively.
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  1. Full of or characterized by energy and high spirits; lively.
  2. Full of pep; energetic, cheerful, and vigorous; bouncy
  3. (Informal) Full of pep, or energy; brisk; vigorous; spirited
Endowed with life; full of life or spirit; indicating animation; lively; vigorous.
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  1. Endowed with life; full of life or spirit; indicating animation; lively; vigorous.
  2. Filled with activity, vigor, or spirit; lively:
  3. (FILMS & VIDEO) Of or having to do with an animated cartoon or its preparation
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  1. Easily bounced
  2. Lively, exuberant, energetic
  3. Lively; energetic:
In lively spirits; cheerful.
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  1. In lively spirits; cheerful.
  2. (Informal) Cheerful and sprightly; in good spirits
Showy; striking; stylish
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  1. Showy; striking; stylish
  2. Full of dash or spirit; bold and lively
  3. Chic, fashionable.
Having a proud or unbroken spirit:
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  1. Having a proud or unbroken spirit:
  2. Having or showing a courageous or bold spirit
  3. Spirited; fiery
Attractive or stylish in appearance:
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  1. Attractive or stylish in appearance:
  2. (Now rare) Cheeky, impertinent (especially of children or social inferiors). [from 15th c.]
  3. High-spirited, lively, or cheerful:
Having a (specified) character, mood, or disposition
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  1. Having a (specified) character, mood, or disposition
  2. Full of spirit; lively; energetic; animated
  3. Lively, vigorous, animated or courageous.
Full of life and animation
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  1. Full of life and animation
  2. Characterized by an attractive or pleasing liveliness of spirit
  3. Full of animation and spirit; lively:
Full of or characterized by energy and high spirits; lively.
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  1. Full of or characterized by energy and high spirits; lively.
  2. Full of pep; energetic, cheerful, and vigorous; bouncy
  3. (Informal) Full of pep, or energy; brisk; vigorous; spirited
Involving or requiring physical exertion and energy:
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  1. Involving or requiring physical exertion and energy:
  2. Producing an intended action or effect:
  3. Erupting or liable to erupt; not dormant:
Full of spirit of life; effervescing, as liquors; sparkling; as, brisk cider.
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  1. Full of spirit of life; effervescing, as liquors; sparkling; as, brisk cider.
  2. Full of liveliness and activity; characterized by quickness of motion or action; lively; spirited; quick.
  3. Active; busy
Vigorous; energetic
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  1. Vigorous; energetic
  2. Violent, intense, or forceful:
  3. Energetic or active:
Relating to or tending toward change or productive activity
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  1. Relating to or tending toward change or productive activity
  2. Characterized by much activity and vigor, especially in bringing about change; energetic and forceful.
  3. Energetic; vigorous; forceful
Of or relating to energy.
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  1. Of or relating to energy.
  2. Of, having, or showing energy; vigorous; forceful
  3. Possessing, exerting, or displaying energy.
Displaying bravery and daring in the attempt of some task.
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  1. Displaying bravery and daring in the attempt of some task.
  2. Being very able and ingenious in business dealings.
  3. Showing initiative and willingness to undertake new projects:
Full of or characterized by energy and high spirits; lively.
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  1. Full of or characterized by energy and high spirits; lively.
  2. Full of pep; energetic, cheerful, and vigorous; bouncy
  3. (Informal) Full of pep, or energy; brisk; vigorous; spirited
Full of energy and spirit; lively, brisk, etc.
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  1. Full of energy and spirit; lively, brisk, etc.
Full of life; active, nimble, brisk, etc., esp. though elderly
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  1. Full of life; active, nimble, brisk, etc., esp. though elderly
  2. Lively, active, and brisk; vigorous.
Growing or spreading rapidly:
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  1. Growing or spreading rapidly:
  2. Living or growing with full vital strength; strong; robust
  3. Physically strong and active.
  1. Lively, quick and energetic
  2. (Informal) Full of vim and energy; brisk
(Informal) Irritable.
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  1. (Informal) Irritable.
  2. (Informal) Brisk, vigorous, or lively
  3. Lively or energetic; brisk:

Synonym Study

  • Gay suggests lightheartedness and unrestrained good spirits in gay spirits
  • Vivacious and sprightly imply buoyancy of spirit or sparkling brightness, vivacious also suggesting liveliness a vivacious manner, and sprightly, cheerfulness or vigor a sprightly tune
  • Animated is applied to that which is made alive or bright and suggests a spirited quality an animated face, an animated discussion
  • Lively implies being full of life and energy and suggests an active or vigorous quality a lively dance, a lively talk
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