astir(redirected from astirly)
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1. Moving about; being in motion.
2. Having gotten out of bed.
1. awake and out of bed
2. in motion; on the move
1. moving or stirring, esp. with much activity or excitement.
2. up and about; out of bed.
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|Adj.||1.||astir - out of bed; "are they astir yet?"; "up by seven each morning"|
awake - not in a state of sleep; completely conscious; "lay awake thinking about his new job"; "still not fully awake"
|2.||astir - on the move; "up and about"; "the whole town was astir over the incident"|
active - characterized by energetic activity; "an active toddler"; "active as a gazelle"; "an active man is a man of action"