Thesaurus / sprightly
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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.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
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.
THE DAUGHTERS OF DANAUSMONA CAIRD
Saying this, the sprightly girl left me with the characteristic trip of French gaiety.
She was a brunette, sprightly and handsomely dressed, like the rich bourgeois that she was.
It is well paved, the houses are all fronted with white stone, and the air being clear, it always looks clean and sprightly.
Mr. Lubbock cleared his throat, fitted his fat finger-tips neatly together, and began to be sprightly.
HAPPY HOUSEBETSEY RIDDLE, FREIFRAU VON HUTTEN ZUM STOLZENBERG
They were sprightly and voluble, and chatted on without intermission.
WORDS RELATED TO SPRIGHTLY
- nobody's fool
- quick on trigger
- ball of fire
- not serious
- pulling one's leg
- putting one on
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