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adjective as in enthusiastic

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Then again, this is not the high-spirited Mary we met in Season 1—indeed, none of the Crawleys are the same.

Back in the dark days of the Great Depression, Hollywood pumped out brilliant, inspiring, high-spirited films.

My mother said he was high-spirited and that probably got him killed there.

There, Nim met Bob Ingersoll, a high-spirited University of Oklahoma student who worked at the facility.

Winifred, naturally a high-spirited and lively girl, soon recovered from the fright of that fateful Sunday evening.

The energetic, the daring, the high-spirited go, leaving the residue more abject and nerveless than ever.

He would kill them both, high-spirited horses like those, they said, if he took them over that road.

She was a strong-souled, high-spirited girl, but tonight hope seemed extinguished in her breast.

The high-spirited girl had no idea of being thus disposed of in the matrimonial bazaar.


On this page you'll find 29 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to high-spirited, such as: exuberant, lively, merry, effervescent, fiery, and gallant.

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