It is a disorienting shift, to put it mildly, to return home from a combat zone where people were actively trying to kill you.
While Ayla is playing college basketball, NCAA regulations forbid her from actively promoting herself or any of her endeavors.
Many Salafi Muslims are peace-loving, but some actively support the use of violence to achieve their political aims.
LaSalvia does acknowledge that there are factions in the GOP who actively hate gays.
It seems as if at every turn, the governments involved have actively, even joyously, bounded towards the worst possible decision.
From that time to his death he actively busied himself with the affairs of his country.
While the King commands what is lawful we must obey him actively.
We feed their strength, and give them favoured chances, if we go out and face them actively, “marching as to war.”
Women such as Gyp cannot actively dislike those who admire them greatly.
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.).