What is the opposite of inactive?

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Opposite of not engaging in or involving any or much physical activity
“Employees have also become more active by playing basketball and disc golf at lunch.”
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Opposite of in an idle state due to not being used or employed
“I must admit, I do find running relaxing on a daily basis, but my mind is still active.”
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Opposite of not functioning or operative
“She ran a quick check of the computer to make sure it was working.”
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Opposite of unsuccessful or dull from lack of change or development
“Such a structure will allow me to assess and evaluate Potter's 'epic' career in television and his growing development as a writer.”
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Opposite of not allied with any particular nation, or to any side in a dispute
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Opposite of absence of life
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Opposite of stationary and not moving
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Opposite of extremely lethargic or sleepy
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Opposite of not excessively showy or lively
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Opposite of existing but not yet developed or manifest
“Alarm at the possible effect on himself of her husband's strongly manifested anger would have checked any expression of her own resentment.”
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Opposite of having a peaceful aspect
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Opposite of not engaged in work, responsibilities or obligations
“I will actually still be busy this weekend as I still have plenty of work to complete.”
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Opposite of dull, sluggish, or ugly
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Opposite of lacking energy, liveliness or animation
“Inside, the hectic cafe proves anything but the anonymous sanctuary she craves.”
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(of one's time) Opposite of free or recreational in nature
“I have a set schedule I adhere to, and I do not answer the family phone during my work hours.”
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Opposite of causing or inducing sleep, normally with harmful overtones
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Opposite of passive
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Opposite of useless
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Opposite of boring and rather dull in nature
“It was a gripping documentary about a mountaineer who survived a fall.”
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