I actively shun a life of half-lived mediocrity on all sides.
She has no shortage of character witnesses who actively dislike and distrust her.
While Ayla is playing college basketball, NCAA regulations forbid her from actively promoting herself or any of her endeavors.
Even if she actively wants him, how easy is it to enforce safe sex?
Plus, I have to admit that I like knowing there are people who actively despise me.
From that time to his death he actively busied himself with the affairs of his country.
He knew that the time had come when he must actively seek to help her.
We feed their strength, and give them favoured chances, if we go out and face them actively, “marching as to war.”
Chebron and Amuba joined in the search as actively as the rest.
She took care to have his desires gratified while she actively and sagaciously used his power in opposition to the truth of God.
mid-14c., "given to worldly activity" (opposed to contemplative or monastic), from Old French actif (12c.) or directly from Latin activus, from actus (see act (n.)). As "capable of acting" (opposed to passive), from late 14c. Meaning "energetic, lively" is from 1590s; that of "working, effective, in operation" is from 1640s. Active voice is recorded from 1765 (grammatical use of active dates from mid-15c.).