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- adj. spirited, vivacious, lively
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- See sprightful, sprightfully, sprightliness, sprightly, etc.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- etc. See sprightful, ete.
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O how jolly thou art, and how much am I bound to my gracious God, that hath been pleased to bestow on me a son so fair, so spriteful, so lively, so smiling, so pleasant, and so gentle!
Sonic just moves so awkwardly in the trailer, compared to his spriteful days.
If his latter be not so spriteful and vigorous as his first pieces, all that are old will, and all who desire to be old should, excuse him therein. "