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Words and phrases that have a meaning related to lively:   (234 results)

Antonyms:
dull

Often used in the same context:
spirited, delightful, entertaining, energetic, convivial, incisive, vibrant, sprightly, rollicking, enthralling, boisterous, effervescent, scintillating, captivating, playful, feisty, raucous, rumbustious, colorful, witty, frenetic, splendid, pleasant, charming, lighthearted, exuberant, vivacious, zestful, fascinating, congenial, lovely, enchanting, informative, riotous, zesty, amiable, cheerful, classy, insightful, thoughtful, snappy, jovial, enlightening, humorous, freewheeling, lowkey, zippy, enjoyable, genial, interesting, thrilling, dazzling, quirky, irrepressible, engrossing, tuneful, joyful, dull, spellbinding, spritely, superb, vigorous, mesmerizing, uproarious, edgy, neat, frisky, bawdiest, eclectic, riveting, songful, sparkling, ribald, marvelous, unrushed, breezy, electrifying, erudite, exhilarating, intriguing, scrappy, waspish, dynamic, chatty, characterful, memorable, rambunctious, cadenced, industrious, terrific, fabulous, zany, brilliant, ebullient, sedate, cheeky, invigorating, rousing, skilful, funny, irreverent, pulsating, livelier, liveliest, animated, carefree, uninhibited, artless, easygoing, overwrought

Appears in the definition of:
., alertness, allegro, allegro con spirito, animate, blunt, boisterousness, booming, bouncing, bouncy, canty, carioca, chipper, chirpiness, coruscate, cotilion, cotillion, crossfire, dashing, deaden, debonair, debonaire, dull, elating, energy, enliven, enlivened, enthusiasm, excitement, exhilarating, exhilaration, fanfare, farandole, flourish, flourishing, fox terrier, friskiness, frisky, frolicsomeness, gallant, galvanisation, galvanization, ginger up, hooray henry, hotspot, hot spot, invigorate, jaunty, jazz up, juice up, kittenish, live, liven, liven up, marbles, on the qui vive, palmy, peppy, pep up, perked up, prospering, prosperous, reel, roaring, samba, scintillate, scottish reel, shag, shimmy, sparkle, spirited, spiritedly, sportiveness, step, stimulating, swing, tarantella, tarantelle, thriving, tucket, unenlivened, vigor, vigour, vim, vitalise, vitalize, vivace, zippy

Synonyms:
active, alive, animated, bouncing, bouncy, breezy, brisk, bubbling, bubbly, burbling, burbly, effervescent, effusive, elastic, energetic, eventful, full of life, gushing, live, merry, peppy, racy, rattling, resilient, scintillating, snappy, spanking, sparkling, sparkly, spirited, springy, vital, warm, whippy, zippy

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— Nouns for lively: interest, discussion, debate, imagination, sense conversation, manner, discussions, account, picture, faith, more...

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

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