Sprightly

Antonyms of SPRIGHTLY

Examples of usage:

  1. I should have been enraged at a martyr- like appearance on her part, for I demanded a sprightly devotion to my interests, considering love so holy a thing, that where it existed, all surrounding persons were bound to do it homage and service. "The Adventures of Harry Richmond, Complete" by George Meredith Last Updated: March 7, 2009
  2. He divided interest with a sprightly little lady in a brilliant purple gown, whose arms were so full of violets and daffodils and purple and yellow ribbons that she looked like an animated flower bed. "Betty Wales Freshman" by Edith K. Dunton
  3. Once a girl, young and slender and sprightly, stepped out of a taxi, about ten o'clock at night, and ran lightly up the steps of the house. "Ronicky Doone" by Max Brand
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