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spright·lyalso sprite·ly (sprīt′lē)
adj. spright·li·er, spright·li·est also sprite·li·er or sprite·li·est
Full of spirit and vitality; lively; brisk.
In a lively, animated manner.
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|Noun||1.||sprightliness - animation and energy in action or expression; "it was a heavy play and the actors tried in vain to give life to it"|
brio, invigoration, spiritedness, vivification, animation - quality of being active or spirited or alive and vigorous
pertness - quality of being lively and confident; "there was a pertness about her that attracted him"
alacrity, briskness, smartness - liveliness and eagerness; "he accepted with alacrity"; "the smartness of the pace soon exhausted him"
vim, muscularity, vigor, vigour, energy - an imaginative lively style (especially style of writing); "his writing conveys great energy"; "a remarkable muscularity of style"
elan - enthusiastic and assured vigor and liveliness; "a performance of great elan and sophistication"
esprit - liveliness of mind or spirit
irrepressibility, buoyancy - irrepressible liveliness and good spirit; "I admired his buoyancy and persistent good humor"
high-spiritedness - exuberant liveliness