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adj. spark·i·er, spark·i·est
Animated; lively.

spark′i·ly adv.


in a sparky manner
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Three supremely glazed hams - Steve Carell and Steve Buscemi vs Jim Carrey - as cheesy Las Vegas magicians in a sparkily neon-lit Sunshine Boys comedy from two Horrible Bosses writers.
Its pulsating, cumulative layers, engagingly minimalist in flavour, were well captured in the close, immediate acoustic secured by the versatility of the hall's facilities, and were sparkily, sonorously delivered by the University Music Society Philharmonic Orchestra.
Topher Grace watches panic-stricken in a good-natured romcom, sparkily scripted.
The rest of the programme, sparkily compered by Wolves' vice-president Rachael Heyhoe-Flint, was a charming showcase for the well-populated, nourishingly-toned choirs; for the excellent WSO; for world-renowned soprano Rita Cullis, singing here in memory of her uncle Stan, one of Wolves' great managers; for the assured violin soloist Charlotte Moseley, her father Alastair the most sensitive of accompanists; for Wolves' historian and respected musicologist, the late Percy Young, whose performing editions made a contribution; and for the genial and efficient Morris, conducting throughout the concert.
A sparkily atmospheric St Swithin's Day was another highlight in a night that will be fondly remembered for years to come.
But Roeder, 45, reserve team coach for two years under Redknapp, was sparkily determined to confront every criticism as he publicly took on his new role against the backdrop of the mound of rubble that was once the old West Stand.
What is immensely touching is his relationship with his tiny page, a memory of when the fat knight could crawl through an alderman's thumb-ring, the boy sparkily played by Matthew Delf.
I thought it was the sharpest, funniest, most stylish and sparkily original thing I've seen since The Fast Show.
An amiably entertaining, sparkily acted but minor addition to the British con caper that would be far better served on television instead of playing to the inevitably empty auditoriums that await.