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 Sentences of lively
Definition:
a. busy; energetic; vigorous
Example:
On the international stage, a lively debate was already raging between those who support American engagement in world institutions and those who believe the United States should use its strength to work unilaterally.
Sentence in Classic:
He wondered how his father, whom he knew for a shrewd suspicious man, could be duped by the servile manners of the porter; and the lively southern speech which had entertained him all the morning now irritated his ears.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
I passed the line around one of them right on the edge of the cut bank, but there was a stiff current, and the raft come booming down so lively she tore it out by the roots and away she went.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain Context
In the greatest perplexity, he now came out of the last heart in the row; he was unable to put his thoughts in order, and fancied that his too lively imagination had run away with him.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen Context
Instead of a lively, healthy visitor, some outsider who would, he hoped, cheer him up in his uncertain humor, he had to see his brother, who knew him through and through, who would call forth all the thoughts nearest his heart, would force him to show himself fully.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
In a moment he had so kneaded together the social dough that the drawing room became very lively, and there was a merry buzz of voices.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
He was very hungry, and ate and drank with great enjoyment, and with still greater enjoyment took part in the lively and simple conversation of his companions.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The prince stood still; his lively glittering eyes from under their thick, bushy eyebrows sternly scanned all present and rested on the little princess.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
With lively curiosity everyone tried to get a glimpse of the projectiles as they flew over their heads.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
It was already past midnight, the hour when Karataev was usually free of his fever and particularly lively.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Thanks to Denisov the conversation at table soon became general and lively, and she did not talk to her husband.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy Context
He was a very handsome young man, with a full face, white skin but high in colour; he had an arched eyebrow, a lively eye, red ears, vermilion lips, a bold air, but such a boldness as neither belonged to a Spaniard nor a Jesuit.
Candide By Voltaire Context