vivacious or animatedShe had a sweet, lively personality.
Everyone became more animated.
spirited, , ,
He wanted merely to provoke a spirited debate.
the tragedy of an active mind trapped by failing physical health
His grandfather is still alert at 93.
dynamic, , ,
He seemed a dynamic and energetic leader.
They are both very cheerful in spite of their circumstances.
Two-year-olds can be incredibly energetic.
He was much loved for his merry nature.
The horse broke into a brisk trot.
someone bubbly who likes to laugh
Lily, who was light and nimble on her feet, was learning to tap-dance.
He is not as strong and agile as he was at 20.
Graham was looking as perky as ever.
chirpy (informal), ,
You're very chirpy today - have you won the lottery or something?
the sprightly 85-year-old president
a beautiful, vivacious and charming young woman
His horse was feeling frisky.
I am in good health, gay and cheerful.
alive and kicking,
a spry old lady
His spirit was anything but blithe below the surface.
full of beans (informal), ,
full of pep (informal), ,
bright-eyed and bushy-tailed
vivacious or animatedlively streets full of bars and cafés
The ward was busy and Amy hardly had time to talk.
The street was crowded and noisy.
a stirring account of the final months of the old regime
The sidewalks are bustling with people.
It was a moving moment for them.
Our next journey was longer and much more eventful.
vividtoys made with bright and lively colours
a vivid blue sky
She was a striking woman with long blonde hair.
I was convinced that he was brighter than average.
the most exciting adventure of their lives
The atmosphere was always stimulating.
bold, dramatic colours
an irreverent and colourful tale of Restoration England
Herbs have been used for centuries to make refreshing drinks.
very high-quality wines with quite a racy character
the bright sun and invigorating northern air
The newspapers showed a lively interest in European developments.
The band drew a huge and enthusiastic crowd.
The Deputy Prime Minister is a strong supporter of the plan.
a keen amateur photographer
He looked at the crowd of eager faces around him.
The choir and orchestra gave a vigorous performance of Haydn's oratorio.
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in the sense of active
busy and energeticthe tragedy of an active mind trapped by failing physical health
in the sense of agile
quick in movementHe is not as strong and agile as he was at 20.
Video: pronunciation of 'lively'
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Life on the edge
The desire to push the boundaries has been a motivator in many a daring expedition, testing the human spirit and physical abilities to the utmost. Indulge your adventurous spirit by exploring some associated ‘extreme’ vocabulary. Will you have the survival skills to master our quiz?