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Adjective
Full of life and energy
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“Samantha was a popular girl who was lively and outgoing.”
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(of a place or atmosphere) Marked by much life, movement, or activity
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“You can laze on the beaches or enjoy some entertainment in the lively town square.”
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(of a debate or discussion) Stimulating strong views on a topic or subject
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“A lively discussion ensued about the costs that would be incurred from the proposal.”
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Bright and vivid
“The colors of the prism are manifestly more full, intense, and lively than those of natural bodies.”
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At a quick or fast speed
“Joel hopped out of the bush and ran at a lively pace down the mountainside.”
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(British, ironic) Difficult or challenging
“The architect was more than happy to take on the lively challenge of designing a home for the large family.”
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Physically nimble and quick
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Full of fervor
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Funny and clever
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Of or pertaining to high levels of activity
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Up-tempo
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Disorderly and disruptive and not amenable to discipline or control
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Easily excited by nature
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Pertaining to the works or period of Rabelais
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Elastic
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Being regularly preoccupied
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Serving or seeking to describe
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Having the style and content of everyday conversation
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Of urgent interest and importance
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Impulsive, reckless, or unlikely to succeed
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High in tension or levels of conflict
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Containing or seeming to contain the greatest quantity or number possible
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(somewhat rare) In a vigorous or spirited manner
“Step lively, soldiers!”
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Adverb for having life or being alive
“Skin and blubber samples from a live animal can reveal everything from diet to pregnancy.”
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(of a question or subject) Adverb for being of current or continuing interest and importance
“The social cohesion of the nation has become an increasingly live issue.”
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(of a broadcast) Adverb for transmitted at the time of occurrence
“The tape consists of a collection of ten skits from the show's original live broadcasts.”
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(of a wire or device) Adverb for electrically charged or energized
“The cable was certainly live when we got there, but it may have been tripped further down the line.”
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(usually of coals) Adverb for burning or glowing
“Bank the furnace fires and close the draft to ensure live coals the next morning.”
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Adverb for of, containing, or using undetonated explosive
“This stretch of land is corrugated and unmarked, and it is also a live minefield.”
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