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Definition of "vivacious" []

  • Full of animation and spirit; lively: a charming and vivacious host. (adjective)
  • Full of high spirits and animation; lively or vital (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • Having or displaying tenacity of life (adjective)

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Use "vivacious" in a sentence
  • ""I detest them all!" replied she, shaking her bright ringlets in vivacious scorn."
  • "The project started in 2004, when Ms. Barron realized that even though her mother was slipping away, one way to bring her back to recall the vivacious, pleasantly eccentric mother she remembered from her childhood was to tag along as her mother went into her closet and through her clothes."
  • "She was known as a vivacious hostess, but in the memoir she mostly shows up playing solitaire or watching soap operas in bed while her husband, who will have his own serious health problems, keeps a hectic schedule."