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English definition of “spirited”

spirited

adjective     /ˈspɪr.ɪ.tɪd/ US  /-t̬ɪd/ approving
enthusiastic and determined: The home team's spirited playing ensured them a comfortable victory.Excited, interested and enthusiastic
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