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Look to the 102 if you favor stability at cruising speeds over a sprightly feel.

The star is a sprightly 50 to 125 million years old and can offer a glimpse of what the sun might have looked like billions of years ago.

Wide rides aren’t usually sprightly, but the latest addition to Burton’s unisex Family Tree line defies convention.

Older mouse livers demonstrate a similarly sprightly cellular turnover.

The steeper headtube angle also creates a more sprightly ride.

And every one of them seems to cough up the same anecdotes on the sprightly blonde.

Although sprightly, Lilith is unusually small for her age, and thereby the butt of ridicule from her classmates.

His films, sprightly action flicks with clear lines between good and evil and a noble hero, touched a chord in a post-war America.

Cancer veteran Michael Douglas appeared sprightly in a summer linen suit.

Ethel Skakel was a sprightly little blonde of 22, born into immense wealth, when she married Bobby on June 17, 1950.

By this new species of shorthand we might have embodied this very article in half a dozen sprightly etchings!

He was the prince of travelling companions, always gay and sprightly, and spoke French with great fluency.

The fond parent made the sprightly and fascinating child his daily companion.

Aye, but I danced like a fairy, an' there was not another couple so sprightly an' handsome in all the country.

He seemed to intimate that he understood all that was passing in her mind, and was not balked by sprightly appearances.


On this page you'll find 136 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sprightly, such as: agile, bouncy, cheerful, chirpy, energetic, and jaunty.

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