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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Having a proud or unbroken spirit: a high-spirited horse.
  • adj. Vivacious; lively: a high-spirited tune.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Possessing a bold or exuberant nature.
  • adj. energetic

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Full of spirit or natural fire; haughty; courageous; impetuous; not brooking restraint or opposition.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having a high spirit; bold; mettlesome; sensitive.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. joyously unrestrained

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