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vivaciously definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adv
1: with vivacity; "he describes his adventures vivaciously"

Merriam Webster's

adverb see vivacious

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Vivacious Vi*va"cious (?; 277), a. [L. v['i]vax, -acis, fr. vivere to live. See Vivid.] 1. Having vigorous powers of life; tenacious of life; long-lived. [Obs.] Hitherto the English bishops have been vivacious almost to wonder. . . . But five died for the first twenty years of her [Queen Elizabeth's] reign. --Fuller. The faith of Christianity is far more vivacious than any mere ravishment of the imagination can ever be. --I. Taylor. 2. Sprightly in temper or conduct; lively; merry; as, a vivacious poet. ``Vivacious nonsense.'' --V. Knox. 3. (Bot.) Living through the winter, or from year to year; perennial. [R.] Syn: Sprightly; active; animated; sportive; gay; merry; jocund; light-hearted. -- Vi*va"cious*ly, adv. -- Vi*va"cious*ness, n.



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