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high-spirited

[hahy-spir-i-tid]
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adjective
  1. characterized by energetic enthusiasm, elation, vivacity, etc.
  2. boldly courageous; mettlesome.
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Origin of high-spirited

First recorded in 1625–35
Related formshigh-spir·it·ed·ly, adjectivehigh-spir·it·ed·ness, noun
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high-spirited

adjective
  1. vivacious, bold, or lively
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Derived Formshigh-spiritedly, adverbhigh-spiritedness, noun
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