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vi·va·cious

?(vĭ-vā′shəs, vī-)
adj.
Full of animation and spirit; lively: a charming and vivacious host.

[From Latin vīvāx, vīvāc-, from vīvere, to live; see gwei- in Indo-European roots.]

vi·va′cious·ly adv.
vi·va′cious·ness n.
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vivacious

(v??ve???s)
adj
1. full of high spirits and animation; lively or vital
2. obsolete having or displaying tenacity of life
[C17: from Latin vīvax lively; see vivace]
vi?vaciously adv
vi?vaciousness n
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vi•va•cious

(vɪˈveɪ ʃəs, vaɪ-)

adj.
lively; animated; spirited.
[1635–45; < Latin vīvāx, s. vīvāc- long-lived, vigorous, adj. derivative of vīvere to live (see vital); see -acious]
vi•va′cious•ly, adv.
vi•va′cious•ness, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.vivacious - vigorous and animated; "a vibrant group that challenged the system"; "a charming and vivacious hostess"; "a vivacious folk dance"
spirited - displaying animation, vigor, or liveliness
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vivacious

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vivacious

adjective
Very brisk, alert, and full of high spirits:
Informal: peppy.
Idioms: bright-eyed and bushy-tailed, full of life.
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Translations
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temperamentní
livlig
líflegur
dzīvespriecīgssparīgs?irgts
hayat dolu?en

vivacious

[vɪˈveɪʃəs] ADJvivaz, animado
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 ? William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 ? HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

vivacious

[vɪˈveɪʃəs] adjplein(e) de vivacité
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vivacious

adjlebhaft; character, person alsotemperamentvoll; colour, clothes alsoleuchtend bunt; smile, laughmunter, aufgeweckt
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vivacious

[vɪˈveɪʃəs] adjvivace, pieno/a di brio
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vivacious

(vi?vei??s) adjective
lively and bright. She is vivacious and attractive.
vi?vaciously adverb
vi?vaciousness noun
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References in classic literature ?
Merriman, a pretty, vivacious little woman in the thirties; her husband, a jovial fellow, something of a shallow-pate, who laughed a good deal at other people's witticisms, and had thereby made himself extremely popular.
Grandfather might have continued to talk in this dull manner nobody knows how long; but suspecting that Charley would find the subject rather dry, he looked sidewise at that vivacious little fellow, and saw him give an involuntary yawn.
And thus it had come about that Orlando had gone off for his month's holiday with a charming girl, who, with the cynic, will no doubt account for his stern adherence to duty; and Rosalind had gone off for hers with a pretty young man whom she'd liked well enough to go to the theatre and to supper with,--a young man who was indeed a dear friend, and a vivacious, sympathetic companion, but whom, as a substitute for Orlando, she immediately began to hate.
'I detest them all!' replied she, shaking her bright ringlets in vivacious scorn.
And I expect you'll do your part fine," he said, smiling down into her eager, vivacious little face.
Dimmesdale exhibited no symptom of positive and vivacious suffering, except that, as little Pearl had remarked, he kept his hand over his heart.
For this part of the Indian Ocean through which we then were voyaging is not what whalemen call a lively ground; that is, it affords fewer glimpses of porpoises, dolphins, flying-fish, and other vivacious denizens of more stirring waters, than those off the Rio de la Plata, or the in-shore ground off Peru.
It was the way upon Barsoom, so I endured the anguish of it, though it wrung my heart to see that silent chair where should have been my laughing and vivacious Princess keeping the great hall ringing with her merry gaiety.
His name was Turner; he was the most vivacious of the old masters, a short man with an immense belly, a black beard turning now to gray, and a swarthy skin.
Three hundred years and more of a singularly varied and vivacious sort of history!--it was a bold thing to undertake; and Dr.
Sweetsir's lively greeting by a formal bow, and a grave look of wonder which respectfully repelled that vivacious gentleman's flow of humor, Moody turned
Skidder got very busy erasing the tall, black-haired heroine from his latest (unproduced) play and inserting a small, roguish one with heavy, bright hair and vivacious features.