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energetic

adjective active, aggressive, alive, animated, brisk, busy, chipper, committed, determined, devoted, diligent, driving, dynamic, eager, effective, efficacious, efficient, electric, emphatic, enterprising, excited, exerting effort, exertive, forceful, forcible, full of energy, full of life, hardworking, industrious, jumping, laborious, lively, mighty, physical, potent, powerful, pushing, ready to go, robust, snappy, spirited, vibrant, vigorous, vital, wholeheartedly supporting, zealous
See also: active, forcible, indomitable, industrious, intense, painstaking, potent, sedulous, strong, trenchant
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Energetic, vigorous, brave, intelligent, the best soldier in the army
I am going to Manchester, Liverpool, Leeds, Hull, Huddersfield, Glasgow, Chicago--in short, to enlightened, energetic, civilized society
Though he still felt some warmth from the tea he had drunk and from his energetic struggle when clambering about in the snowdrift, he knew that this warmth would not last long and that he had no strength left to warm himself again by moving about, for he felt as tired as a horse when it stops and refuses to go further in spite of the whip, and its master sees that it must be fed before it can work again.
As she turned slowly round, and the sunshine struck upon her face, the two watchers were amazed to see that this very active and energetic lady was far from being in her first youth, so far that she had certainly come of age again since she first passed that landmark in life's journey.
But as the fly in his ointment of jovial irresponsibility was his wife, Lenerengo--the prize shrew of Somo, who was as lean about the middle and all the rest of her as her husband was rotund; who was as remarkably sharp-spoken as he was soft-spoken; who was as ceaselessly energetic as he was unceasingly idle; and who had been born with a taste for the world as sour in her mouth as it was sweet in his.
When driving about, he felt that he was held liable by the police for anything that might occur in the streets, and was the common prey of all energetic officials.
The energetic Jones and the ubiquitous reporter have fixed it up between them.
The whole of England was profoundly stirred by the Renaissance to a new and most energetic life, but not least was this true of the Court, where for a time literature was very largely to center.
She is a pattern of what a German country lady should be, and is not only a pretty woman but an energetic and practical one, and the combination is, to say the least, effective.
You are altogether, as the French say, too primesautiere a nature; you must have intense, energetic action, or nothing.
They are both quick and energetic, but conventional -- shockingly so.
No, father," said Tom, speaking with energetic decision, though there was tremor discernible in his voice too, "you will live to see the debts all paid.