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full of life and energy

full of zest or vigor

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quick and energetic

elastic

filled with events or activity

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full of spirit

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Nevertheless, since the inward debate necessarily turned on Dorothea, he ended, as he had done before, only by getting a livelier sense of what her presence would be to him; and suddenly reflecting that the morrow would be Sunday, he determined to go to Lowick Church and see her.
This brought livelier urgings and encouragements from Skipper, and made him almost frantic.
A cool, reviving breeze blew from the sea - soft, pure, salubrious: it waved her drooping ringlets, and imparted a livelier colour to her usually too pallid lip and cheek.
Month by month things were stepping livelier, but to what goal?
she insisted, her fingers breaking suddenly into a livelier melody.
Argument is thrown away upon him; and pity is better reserved for some person with a livelier faith.
At first, such a baby could do little more than sit with him, deserting her livelier place by the high fender, and quietly watching him.
The young lady, making an effort to recover her cheerfulness, strove to play some livelier tune; but her fingers dropped powerless over the keys.
including grape-juice in the category) becomes livelier, and applies herself to elicit sparks from Mortimer Lightwood.
The dark afternoons and the first December snow seemed to him far livelier than the August sunshine; and that he might make himself the surer about the flight of the days that were carrying him homeward, he stuck twenty-one sticks deep in a corner of the garden, when he was three weeks from the holidays, and pulled one up every day with a great wrench, throwing it to a distance with a vigor of will which would have carried it to limbo, if it had been in the nature of sticks to travel so far.
Both hosts are rather livelier than William G Stewart, the original presenter when the show started in 1988.
All good banter and I think that we can be assured now that the boring days of politics are over and the debates are going to be a lot livelier than ever before.
With Coutinho and Lambert on we looked much livelier and probably deserved a goal late on.
Richard Home Mars One candidate to attend science celebration at Ricoh Arena Mars might be livelier than the city centre.
The first half produced little as far as goal mouth action was concerned, but the second half was far livelier.