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perky

adjective     /ˈpɜː.ki/ US  /ˈpɝː-/
happy and full of energy: You look very perky this morning.Energetic and livelyFeeling pleasure and happinessTaking pleasure in something perkily     /-kɪ.li/ adverb "Does anyone want to come out jogging with me?" he said perkily.Energetic and livelyFeeling pleasure and happinessTaking pleasure in something perkiness     /-nəs/ noun [U] Pleasure and happinessExcitement, interest, energy and enthusiasm
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