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Adjective: spirited  spi-ri-tid
  1. Displaying animation, vigour, or liveliness
     
  2. Marked by lively action
    "a spirited dance";
    - bouncing, bouncy, peppy [N. Amer], zippy
     
  3. Willing to face danger
    - game, gamy, gamey, gritty, mettlesome, spunky
     
  4. Made lively or spirited
    "a spirited debate";
    - enlivened
Verb: spirit  spi-rit
  1. Infuse with spirit
    "The company spirited him up";
    - spirit up, inspirit

See also: alive, animated, animation, barmy, boisterous, brave, brio, cheeky [Brit], con brio, courageous, dashing, ebullient, energetic, enthusiastic, exuberant, feisty, gallant, high-spirited, impertinent, invigoration, irreverent, keen, knockabout, lively, mettlesome, pert, plucky, racy, resilient, saucy, snappy, spiritedness, sprightly, spunky, vibrant, vivacious, vivification, whipping, yeasty, zestful, zesty, zingy

Type of: animate, enliven, invigorate, liven, liven up

Antonym: spiritless

Encyclopedia: Spirited

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