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synonyms for sprightly

  • agile
  • bouncy
  • cheerful
  • chirpy
  • energetic
  • jaunty
  • lively
  • peppy
  • playful
  • spry
  • zippy
  • active
  • airy
  • alert
  • animate
  • animated
  • blithe
  • breezy
  • bright
  • brisk
  • cheery
  • chipper
  • clever
  • dapper
  • dashing
  • fairylike
  • frolicsome
  • gay
  • good
  • grooving
  • hyper
  • jolly
  • joyous
  • jumping
  • keen
  • keen-witted
  • light
  • nimble
  • perky
  • quick
  • quick-witted
  • saucy
  • scintillating
  • smart
  • snappy
  • spirited
  • sportive
  • swinging
  • zappy
  • zingy
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antonyms for sprightly

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  • apathetic
  • depressed
  • inactive
  • lethargic
  • lifeless
  • serious
  • tired
  • dull
  • lazy
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Look to the 102 if you favor stability at cruising speeds over a sprightly feel.
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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.
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Wide rides aren’t usually sprightly, but the latest addition to Burton’s unisex Family Tree line defies convention.
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Older mouse livers demonstrate a similarly sprightly cellular turnover.
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The steeper headtube angle also creates a more sprightly ride.
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By this new species of shorthand we might have embodied this very article in half a dozen sprightly etchings!
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
He was the prince of travelling companions, always gay and sprightly, and spoke French with great fluency.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
The fond parent made the sprightly and fascinating child his daily companion.
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Aye, but I danced like a fairy, an' there was not another couple so sprightly an' handsome in all the country.
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He seemed to intimate that he understood all that was passing in her mind, and was not balked by sprightly appearances.
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WORDS RELATED TO SPRIGHTLY

  • activated
  • active
  • alert
  • animate
  • ardent
  • brisk
  • buoyant
  • dynamic
  • ebullient
  • elated
  • energetic
  • energized
  • enthusiastic
  • excited
  • fervent
  • gay
  • happy
  • passionate
  • peppy
  • quick
  • snappy
  • spirited
  • sprightly
  • vibrant
  • vigorous
  • vital
  • vivacious
  • vivid
  • zealous
  • zestful
  • zingy
  • zippy
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