livelier


livelier
live·ly || 'laɪvlɪ adj. energetic and full of life; animated, vivacious; exciting, bustling with activity; sharp and clear (as of memories); vivid; striking, effective; brisk adv. energetically, in an active manner, vigorously

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  • Livelier — Lively Live ly, a. [Compar. {Livelier}; superl. {Liveliest}.] [For lifely. Cf. {Lifelike}.] 1. Endowed with or manifesting life; living. [1913 Webster] Chaplets of gold and silver resembling lively flowers and leaves. Holland. [1913 Webster] 2.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Liveliest — Lively Live ly, a. [Compar. {Livelier}; superl. {Liveliest}.] [For lifely. Cf. {Lifelike}.] 1. Endowed with or manifesting life; living. [1913 Webster] Chaplets of gold and silver resembling lively flowers and leaves. Holland. [1913 Webster] 2.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lively — Live ly, a. [Compar. {Livelier}; superl. {Liveliest}.] [For lifely. Cf. {Lifelike}.] 1. Endowed with or manifesting life; living. [1913 Webster] Chaplets of gold and silver resembling lively flowers and leaves. Holland. [1913 Webster] 2. Brisk;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lively stones — Lively Live ly, a. [Compar. {Livelier}; superl. {Liveliest}.] [For lifely. Cf. {Lifelike}.] 1. Endowed with or manifesting life; living. [1913 Webster] Chaplets of gold and silver resembling lively flowers and leaves. Holland. [1913 Webster] 2.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lively — adjective (livelier; est) Etymology: Middle English, from Old English līflīc, from līf life Date: before 12th century 1. obsolete living 2. briskly alert and energetic ; vigorous, animated < a lively discussion > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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