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

spark′i·ly adv.
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adj, sparkier or sparkiest
lively; vivacious; spirited
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(ˈspɑr ki)

adj. spark•i•er, spark•i•est.
1. emitting or producing sparks.
2. animated; lively.
spark′i•ly, adv.
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[ˈspɑːkɪ] ADJvivaracho, marchoso
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005


[ˈspɑːrki] adj (British) (= lively) [person] → radieux/euse; [event] → étincelant(e)sparring match [ˈspɑːrɪŋ] n
(BOXING)combat m d'entraînement
(= argument) → échange m verbalsparring partner [ˈspɑːrɪŋ] n
(BOXING)sparring-partner m
(fig)adversaire mf de toujours
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