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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Full of spirit and vitality.

Usage examples (42)
  • I had a great weekend and I feel surprisingly sprightly for a Monday, which is always a bonus.
  • A sprightly young girl
  • By this time I had my black wardrobe more or less together, and had learned not to say, “Well, hi there!” in sprightly tones.
  • It was all "sprightly" -- that was Murray's tone -- but also it was cordial; and it referred to Thyrsis 'earlier novel, "The Hearer of Truth", as "that brilliant piece... for more
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