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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Lively high-spirited playfulness.

Usage examples (31)
  • Adjective : a sportive puppy. ,a sportive show of affection
  • One other curious piece of sportiveness in his dealings with the
  • "When shall the wedding be?" said Mrs. Jaynes, with a smile of affected sportiveness.
  • It has been often said, that one can always measure the refinement of any person by watching his language and deportment in his moments of sportiveness. for more
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