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synonyms for spryness

  • cleverness
  • dexterity
  • quickness
  • sharpness
  • swiftness
  • activity
  • acuteness
  • adroitness
  • alacrity
  • alertness
  • briskness
  • celerity
  • dispatch
  • expedition
  • fleetness
  • friskiness
  • litheness
  • liveliness
  • promptitude
  • promptness
  • sprightliness
  • suppleness
  • quickwittedness

antonyms for spryness

MOST RELEVANT
  • slowing
  • slowness
  • sluggishness
  • clumsiness
  • stiffness
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How to use spryness in a sentence

It was the wound in his leg that seemed to bother him, and it was all of a week before he got back again to his old spryness.
BEFORE ADAMJACK LONDON
She flashed just the trace of a smile; gathering her skirt she ran on, undeterred by the teamsters applauding her spryness.
DESERT DUSTEDWIN L. SABIN
Bob Buckham wouldn't never have owned the place and stacked up the few dollars he has in bank, if it hadn't been for her spryness.
THE CORNER HOUSE GIRLS IN A PLAYGRACE BROOKS HILL
With more than usual spryness and alacrity he ascended the stairs of the Capitol.
HOMES OF AMERICAN STATESMENVARIOUS
The old jeans-clad mountaineer had a certain keen spryness of aspect, despite his bent knees and stooped shoulders.
WOLF'S HEADCHARLES EGBERT CRADDOCK (AKA MARY NOAILLES MURFREE)
When there was anything in the line of cooking going on, he could show an astonishing amount of spryness for a fellow so stout.
THE BRONCHO RIDER BOYS ALONG THE BORDERFRANK FOWLER
They sprang up with assumed spryness at sound of grandfathers voice.
LETTY AND THE TWINSHELEN SHERMAN GRIFFITH
And at the words she saw that Mr. Gilman, for all his assumed nonchalant spryness, almost trembled with pleasure.
THE LION'S SHAREE. ARNOLD BENNETT
She got out of her chair with remarkable spryness and moved to the door.
LEGACYJAMES H SCHMITZ
Get some spryness into your feet if you want to be like your father, and run, now, to see Moike loight the fire.
THE WIDOW O'CALLAGHAN'S BOYSGULIELMA ZOLLINGER
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO SPRYNESS

  • activity
  • acuteness
  • adroitness
  • alacrity
  • alertness
  • briskness
  • celerity
  • cleverness
  • dexterity
  • dispatch
  • expedition
  • fleetness
  • friskiness
  • litheness
  • liveliness
  • promptitude
  • promptness
  • quickness
  • quickwittedness
  • sharpness
  • sprightliness
  • spryness
  • suppleness
  • swiftness
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.