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 Meanings and Examples of SPRIGHTLY
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sprightly
 a.  lively; brisk; animated; vigorous; airy; gay
Classic Sentence:
1  That satisfied her, and without waiting for him to speak, she said, in her sprightly way.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER THIRTY-NINE
2  If he liked the majestic, she was the very type of majesty: then she was accomplished, sprightly.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
3  Silvery-headed age and sprightly youth, maids and matrons, had to undergo the same indelicate inspection.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
4  He was sprightly, vigorous, fiery in his belief in success.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 2
5  Danglars' riveted attention, Eugenie's composure, and the light and sprightly manner in which the baroness treated this important affair.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 96. The Contract.
6  My aunt said this in a sprightly way, and gave me a kiss to ratify the blessing.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 44. OUR HOUSEKEEPING
7  The reddleman's walk across the vale, and over into the next where his cart lay, was not sprightly for a slim young fellow of twenty-four.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 9 Love Leads a Shrewd Man into Strategy
Example Sentence:
1  The patient smiled when he heard the sprightly music on the radio.