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  • adj. comparative form of spry: more spry


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  • The novel emerged from the butcher shop much improved, spryer, leaner, more focused.

    2010 April 15 « The BookBanter Blog

  • And Old Hero reckoned that as the spring came on and he grew spryer, he'd have to get out and do a little snooping around himself.


  • "Yes siree, eighty-four, and spryer than most," he could hear the old man say.

    Chapter XXII

  • But some of the country 's spryer cheerleader alums are showing off tricks that many schools no longer allow their current students to do.

    Alumni Dust Off the Pom-Pons

  • BOSTON Going into the 2008 NBA Finals, it seemed the Los Angeles Lakers had all the advantages over the Boston Celtics: nine-time champion coach Phil Jackson, younger, spryer legs, a better bench and the man everybody loves to call "the best player on the planet," Kobe Bryant.

    Celtics' drive rewarded with a championship

  • Old Toad is even spryer than before his accident, hopping along the road like it belonged to him.

    Jay's Journal

  • There are stories of his spryer days in Athens when, during a dinner disagreement, Alan got under the table and continued the argument loudly from that vantage.

    Postcard from America: On the Road, Alan Ansen, part one : A.E. Stallings : Harriet the Blog : The Poetry Foundation

  • But HMOs also benefit from the fact that it is mostly the younger, spryer seniors who join voluntarily, and their care costs far less than the average fees Medicare pays.

    The New Fine Print

  • He felt younger, spryer than he had done these many years.

    Flush: a biography

  • He seemed spryer to her as he and Roland went back and forth into the kitchen, less dependent on the stick.

    The Dark Tower


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