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Definitions of lively:
  • adjective:   full of zest or vigor
  • adjective:   characterized by energetic activity
    Example: "A lively baby"
  • adjective:   filled with events or activity
    Example: "A lively period in history"
  • adjective:   full of life and energy
    Example: "A lively discussion"
  • adjective:   full of spirit
    Example: "This whole lively world"
  • adjective:   quick and energetic
    Example: "A lively gait"
  • adjective:   rebounds readily
    Example: "A lively tennis ball"
  • name:  A surname (common: 1 in 25000 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #2819)

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See lively used in context: 22 rhymes, 12 Shakespeare works, several books and articles.

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