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sprightly

adjective     /ˈspraɪt.li/
(especially of old people) energetic and in good health: He's a sprightly old man of 75.Energetic and livelyDescribing people who are oldThe elderly sprightliness     /-nəs/ noun [U] Describing people who are oldThe elderlyExcitement, interest, energy and enthusiasm
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