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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Animation and energy in action or expression.

Usage examples (37)
  • She was not without a certain kind of sprightliness that passed for intelligence; and she could by her adroitness of manoeuvre
  • This little sally may be considered as a specimen of that playful sprightliness which is so much the characteristic of the french female.
  • In all those songs there are a sprightliness and charm.
  • I put my best leg out and departed with gymnastic sprightliness. for more
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