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Livelier Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    lively adj
  1. full of life and energy; "a lively discussion"; "lively and attractive parents"; "a lively party" [ant: dull]
  2. full of zest or vigor; "a racy literary style" [syn: racy]
  3. quick and energetic; "a brisk walk in the park"; "a lively gait"; "a merry chase"; "traveling at a rattling rate"; "a snappy pace"; "a spanking breeze" [syn: brisk, merry, rattling, snappy, spanking, zippy]
  4. rebounds readily; "clean bouncy hair"; "a lively tennis ball"; "as resiliant as seasoned hickory"; "springy turf" [syn: bouncy, live, resilient, springy, whippy]
  5. filled with events or activity; "a lively period in history"
  6. full of spirit; "a dynamic full of life woman"; "a vital and charismatic leader"; "this whole lively world" [syn: full of life, vital]
  7. characterized by energetic activity; "a lively baby" [also: liveliest, livelier]
Livelier Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    livelier See lively
Livelier Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Lively \Live"ly\, a. [Compar. Livelier; superl. Liveliest.] [For lifely. Cf. Lifelike.]
  1. Endowed with or manifesting life; living. Chaplets of gold and silver resembling lively flowers and leaves. --Holland.
  2. Brisk; vivacious; active; as, a lively youth. But wherefore comes old Manoa in such haste, With youthful steps ? Much livelier than erewhile He seems. --Milton.
  3. Gay; airy; animated; spirited. From grave to gay, from lively to severe. --Pope. 220 dictd 1.11.2/rf on FreeBSD 8.1-STABLE <>
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    • Older, wiser livelier set
      The O.W.L.S. (older, wiser, livelier set) will start meeting again soon. It is a senior organization in town that provides socializing, education, entertainment and fun for its members at monthly meetings on the first Thursday of each month, September through June. Read more on this news related to 'Livelier'

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