high-spirited high-spirited

Definition(s):

  • (adj) joyously unrestrained

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Shirli Mirli is high-spirited slapstick with a politically correct, multicultural message.
  2. It was a measure of the sophistication of the complex network of devout, high-spirited Islamic militants whom bin Laden has been assembling for almost 20 years.
  3. Henry VIII had six wives and a horde of mistresses, but none of them apparently did he love so fiercely as high-spirited Anne Boleyn.

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  1. "I am the mother of the most tender-hearted, high-spirited, beautiful little girl who is the spitting image of her father," Williams, 27, said. "All I can cling to is his presence inside her that reveals itself every day. His family and I...
    on Feb 2, 2008 By: Michelle Williams Source: NEWS.com.au

  2. "We had a hard time, I would say early in our careers, then we mellowed down," Villeneuve said Tuesday. "But off the track, outside of the car, we always got along. Just there were a few high-spirited moments in car on the track."
    on Aug 28, 2007 By: Jacques Villeneuve Source: USA Today

  3. The Huffington Post says: "[G]entle, sweet even sublime." Writing in the Guardian, Peter Bradshaw agrees: "It really is a lovely film: smart, funny, high-spirited and sweet-natured, reviving memories of classic adventures from the pens of Sir Arthur...
    on May 14, 2009 By: Peter Bradshaw Source: World Hum

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