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synonyms for friskiness

  • frolicsomeness
  • liveliness
  • peppiness
  • spiritedness
  • sportiveness
  • waggishness
  • coltishness
  • coquettishness
  • coyishness
  • kittenishness
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How to use friskiness in a sentence

The Forbes affair transcends friskiness and becomes the beginning of the pace that kills.
THE DOMINANT STRAINANNA CHAPIN RAY
She frisked with the others of her kind; but her friskiness was intermittent and never frivolous.
THE DOMINANT STRAINANNA CHAPIN RAY
The word is applied to the friskiness or wantonness of animals, and it is very easy to understand its application.
RELIGION AND HEALTHJAMES J. WALSH
I left him, however, to make his own comments upon my friskiness without affording him the smallest assistance.
THE DIARY AND LETTERS OF MADAME D'ARBLAY, VOL. 1 (OF 3)FANNY BURNEY
He said the horse I rode, from its friskiness, and natural desire to "get there, Eli!"
HOW PRIVATE GEORGE W. PECK PUT DOWN THE REBELLIONGEORGE W. PECK
The lightness, almost friskiness, of their tone cannot fail to strike the reader.
THE LETTERS OF JANE AUSTENJANE AUSTEN
Even in the unhistorically minded Shakespeare, the freak is of the most eccentric,—but in Bacon this friskiness is indeed strange.
SHAKESPEARE, BACON AND THE GREAT UNKNOWNANDREW LANG
Just then a colt, full of life and friskiness, jumped over the ditches and then stopped suddenly, as if surprised at being alone.
ORIGINAL SHORT STORIES, VOLUME 4 (OF 13)GUY DE MAUPASSANT
Of course a good deal of this friskiness comes of my being in sight of land—on the Webster & Co. debts, I mean.
THE LETTERS OF MARK TWAIN, VOLUME 4, 1886-1900MARK TWAIN (SAMUEL CLEMENS)
She had none of the friskiness commonly belonging to black children; she was anything but a Topsy.
SEVEN LITTLE PEOPLE AND THEIR FRIENDSHORACE ELISHA SCUDDER
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WORDS RELATED TO FRISKINESS

  • activity
  • acuteness
  • adroitness
  • alacrity
  • alertness
  • briskness
  • celerity
  • cleverness
  • dexterity
  • dispatch
  • expedition
  • fleetness
  • friskiness
  • litheness
  • liveliness
  • promptitude
  • promptness
  • quickness
  • quickwittedness
  • sharpness
  • sprightliness
  • spryness
  • suppleness
  • swiftness
  • abandon
  • animation
  • ardor
  • bounce
  • buoyancy
  • cheerfulness
  • eagerness
  • ebullience
  • effervescence
  • excitement
  • exhilaration
  • fervor
  • friskiness
  • get up and go
  • high spirits
  • juice
  • life
  • liveliness
  • pep
  • pepper
  • spirit
  • sprightliness
  • vigor
  • vitality
  • zap
  • zest
  • zip
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