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Synonyms for lightsome

moving easily and quickly

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carefree and happy and lighthearted

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Behind this lightsome couple, so close to the Maypole that its boughs shaded his jovial face, stood the figure of an English priest, canonically dressed, yet decked with flowers, in heathen fashion, and wearing a chaplet of the native vine leaves.
The last few minutes had improved his spirits remarkably, and he was quite lightsome.
So, with lightsome hearts and the happy consciousness of being usefully employed -- in their own behalf at least, if not for our beloved country -- these good old gentlemen went through the various formalities of office.
Time forbids a brief review of additional lightsome tales, but worth mentioning are the frisky double entendres and happy endings of "Mr.
The version of spirituality embraced by the ecstatic maenads of Field's 1889 volume Long Ago, who "dance with lightsome feet, / And lift the song with voices sweet" (11.
A drop in distance can help Lightsome get off the mark in the Unibet 90Plus Injury Time Insurance Is Back Handicap at Lingfield.
Adrop in distance can help Lightsome get offthe mark in the Unibet 90plus Injury Time Insurance Is Back Handicap at Ling-field.
Trainer Clive Cox will be hopeful of a victory for Lightsome at Lingfield today |
Whatever the ground is, it is unlikely to be as bad as that Lightsome had to endure on her first run and she is expected to go one place better in the EBF Stallions Maiden Fillies' Stakes.
The contrast between Emily's home and its neighborhood is actually contained within the architecture of the house: it expresses "the heavily lightsome style of the seventies" (119).
Composer/ lyricist/co-adaptor Almond was again our host, but Tempest afforded him the perfect tricksy, lightsome, ever-vanishing role in Ariel, Prospero's trusty spirit of the air.
20) As Burton notes, the melancholy man "loves darkness as life, & cannot endure the light, or to sit in lightsome places," (I, 445).
Due to the supposedly lightsome nature of his works, Emerson was for years pigeonholed as a naively confident, yea-saying Yankee.
Peter Jackson and his writers, Fran Walsh and Philippa Boyens, have chosen to make the implicit moral burden of Tolkien's lightsome tale explicit.
They carry no burden at all except the one that is most lightsome, the yoke that is easy because it is imposed by the world's true Imperator, the Christus Victor who rules the world from a gibbet, the Sovereign who cannot be defeated because, as Chesterton says elsewhere, his Cross is "Defeat itself.