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sprightful

[sprahyt-fuh l] /ˈspraɪt fəl/
adjective
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Origin of sprightful
1585-1595
1585-95; spright (spelling variant of sprite) + -ful
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  • His poetic effusions were homely and graphic, both in their sprightful humour and more tender sentiment.

  • The sheep person helped her off; and they stood throwing each other sentences all sprightful and sagacious for a while.

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